The Village of Gardner has retained the charm and friendliness of small town America while growing to meet the ever-changing needs of the community.

The town of Gardner is very proud of its newly built Town Gazebo.

A dedicated group of volunteers built and dedicated the gazebo to the Village in 2008 A prominent engraved stone was installed to honor historic Route 66.


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Learning to use our calendar puts the fun and adventure of Route 66 at your fingertips. It's easy to discover the when, what and where of events along the road.

Here's How!

Historic Maps

Highway GuideWatch Route 66 evolve into The Mother Road  with maps and highway guides from 1917-1992 courtesty of the official Illinois Digital Archives.