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Freeport, Illinois: Pretzel City USA

An upright rock slab has painted on it, "Pretzel City USA," along with an outline of a pretzel -- one of America's favorite road trip snacks.

S. West Ave., Freeport, IL
Northeast corner of W. South St. and S. West Ave. To park, drive north one block on S. West Ave., turn right onto Youngs Lane, then right again into the parking lot.
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Pretzel City USA

Pretzel City USA

Here is the "Pretzel City USA" sign. [Byth Marino, 04/01/2017]

Freeport has claimed the Pretzel City title since 1895. Its school sports teams are named the Pretzels.

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Little Wrigley FieldLittle Wrigley Field, Freeport, IL - < 1 mi.
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