Scovel, Ill. History


            Scovel is a station and post office on the Kankakee and Minonk branch of the Illinois Central Railroad, at the junction of this road and the Wabash. It is twelve miles east of Pontiac, and one and one-half mile from Saunemin, the nearest banking point. The annual shipments of grain shipments from this station are about 60,000 bushels of corn and 40,000 bushels of oats


            Scovel Business Directory 1898

            H. G. & C. H. Risser, Grain

            E. J. Scovel, Postmaster and Railroad and Express Agent