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Illinois historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark Expedition Monument ~ Hartford, IL

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One of the places they think they bumped against the Illinois ground, before they landed and make, not only camp, but a fort to remain for the winter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersRobert Pershing Wadlow - SIUE Campus ~ Alton, IL

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Sometimes called the "Gentle Giant" but most widely known as the "Alton Giant"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersElijah Parish Lovejoy ~ Alton, IL

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Stone historic markers placed at the base of his monument in City Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/30/2015

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersWilliam A. Sunday

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A marker that commemorates an Evangelist and his revival that was held in Murphysboro, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/11/2015

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLooking For Lincoln - Historical Markers - Atlanta, Illinois

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Looking for Lincoln - Historical Markers - This marker is located on Route 66, opposite Tall Paul a Hot Dog toting muffler man, by far the most popular visitor attraction on the Mother Road, through Atlanta, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/22/2015

last visited: 1/22/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersHistoric Route 66 - Worlds Largest Covered Wagon - Lincoln, Illinois, USA.

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As you trip on Route 66, You cant miss The largest covered wagon in the World, With Abe Lincoln seated at the reigns. Located in Lincoln, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 5/11/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersCleng Peerson Memorial Highway - Norway, Illinois

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a plaque located by the roadside of Illinois Route 71 in Norway, 9 miles (14.5 km) northeast of Exit 93 on Interstate 80 in rural northern Illinois, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/12/2014

last visited: 6/1/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District County (Vermilion / Edgar Counties) Line Marker - Ridge Farm, IL

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The "border marker" for Vermilion and Edgar Counties along the Eighth Judicial District Circuit route that Lincoln traveled with his fellow lawyers to conduct legal duties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersMajor General John A. Logan

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This marker stands at the birthplace of John A. Logan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Lord's Barn - Quincy IL

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This historical plaque, located directly behind the Gardner Museum, tells the story of what happened on this corner in early 1830's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/7/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAugustine Tolton - Quincy IL

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This historical plaque, at the northwest corner of 7th & Maine, stands in front of St. Boniface Church, and describes an important character in the history of the Catholic Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/6/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersOrville Hickman Browning - Quincy IL

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This plaque is mounted on the outside wall of St. Boniface School, at the intersection of 7th & Hampshire in downtown Quincy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSt. Peter Church - Quincy IL

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This plaque, affixed to the Maine Street side of city hall, explains the history of this site, and a character who played a historic role in Illinois and Catholic Church history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersOriginal Site Of Quincy College - Quincy IL

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This sign gives a brief history of what happened on this site. Southeast corner of Eighth and Maine in downtown Quincy, in front of the old Knights of Columbus building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/20/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersMaternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish - Bourbonnais, IL

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This plaque commemorates the the founding of the Parish of Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the parish veterans of World War I. It is located in front of the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSt. Viator College - Bourbonnais, IL

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This bronze plaque was erected to honor the 50th anniversary of the founding of St. Viator College in 1868, by the class of 1921. It is located on the grounds of Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersColonel Lindorf Ozburn

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This marker is dedicated to a Jackson County military man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersIsrael Blanchard

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This marker commemorates a man arrested during the turbulent times of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersDr. John Logan

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A marker commemorating the life of Dr. John Logan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersLogan Day 1914

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This marker commemorates the Logan Day celebration in 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersCompany H 27th Illinois Infantry

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Marker commemorating the raising of a local Infantry unit during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersOld Chicago Trail - Paw Paw, IL

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A marker describing the significance of the stage coach road from Chicago to Galena that went through the old town of Paw Paw (Grove), in Lee County, Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/4/2014

last visited: 7/3/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersHamilton Primary School - Jerseyville, IL

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A courthouse lawn boulder and marker to commemorate the school which is in Otterville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/22/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Lincoln's "Unknown Ground" Speech - Waterloo, IL

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Mounted on the gazebo on the courthouse lawn, when the former court house stood

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersNewell House Hotel - Carbondale, IL

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Station stop # 3, of a series of, I am not sure, how many stations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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