I think this is one of the coolest Americana things in Illinois.
When you compare how things were in 1955 and today, it is amazing that it is the same reality.
This is one of my favorite things to do when you can't think of something to do.
If you look at the picture, you can see the McDonald's family crest to the left.
Not much of a menu by today's standards.
Wikipedia has a very detailed write up on Store #1. I was unaware that this was a replica and only the sign is original.