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Illinois Historical Markers
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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 MarkersKaskaskia - Shawneetown and Goshen Trail

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From the Ohio River to the Mississippi, the main road of its day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/15/2008

last visited: 8/7/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersEldorado ~ Eldorado, IL

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Railroad painters, they say, thought the town folks were dumber than themselves., and took it upon themselves to re-name the town from their point of view.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/14/2009

last visited: 4/11/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersHomestead of Judge Samuel Elder

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One of the founding fathers of this Eldorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/21/2008

last visited: 7/17/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersWolf Creek Meeting House - Eldorado, IL

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This cemetery was once part of the church, but is now deeded to the city of Eldorado

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/18/2008

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersKaskaskia Trail

in Illinois Historical Markers

Near the Meeting House and at the entrance to city cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/24/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersOld Salt Works

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Oldest salt works west of the Alleghenies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/18/2008

last visited: 6/30/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersGallatin County Courthouse - Equality, IL

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County courthouse once stood here, where now the Lawler Monument stands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersIngersoll Law Office

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Early law practice handled by brothers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/3/2008

last visited: 8/12/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersHarrisburg, Illinois

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Historical marker giving a brief history of Harrisburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/27/2009

last visited: never

Image for Aydolette barn and Thrashing Floor - Harrisburg, ILview gallery

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Illinois Historical MarkersAydolette barn and Thrashing Floor - Harrisburg, IL

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Pioneer family in Illinois with vanishing thrashing floor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersBlockhouses

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Replica to show what the marker explains, about - how and why.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/20/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Pauper House (The Poor House) ~ Harrisburg, IL

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This poor farm is preserved so we can view another era and how they tried to solve the problem of the poor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/7/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAydolette Cabin - Harrisburg, IL

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The Aydolette's are credited with have the first grist mill in the county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersChenault School - Harrisburg, IL

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Moved from Lecount Road, near Galatia, to here in 1971.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/6/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersCain Church - Saline Creek Pioneer Village - Harrisburg, IL

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This was not a "church" but a meeting house for the Society of Friends (Quakers).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Pauper Cemetery

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See photo gallery, mass burials are in the foreground, head stones in the background, under the trees.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersGalatia United Methodist Church - Galatia, IL

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old church in small Saline County town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/9/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Tobacco Industry

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Buyers, processors and growers in Saline County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/27/2008

last visited: 8/12/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersCarrier Mills Archaeological District

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Prehistory of this region. From 8,000 years ago through the Archaic Period to the Mississipians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/25/2008

last visited: 4/15/2010

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Illinois Historical MarkersGallatin County Bell - Shawneetown, IL

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Shawneetown, parts of which are called Old Shawneetown and survive. The town was moved to the top of the bluffs after a vicious flood of Ohio River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/3/2008

last visited: 4/11/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersJames Harrison Wilson

in Illinois Historical Markers

West Point graduate and veteran of the Civil War, Spanish-American War and Boxer Rebellion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: 6/30/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersGeneral Michael K. Lawler

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Irishman who fought in the Civil War, and traveled far from his farm near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/3/2008

last visited: 6/30/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Spirit of Shawneetown - Old Shawneetown, Illinois

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Stone historical marker commemorating Shawneetown, "Oldest Town In Illinois"

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/26/2009

last visited: 8/7/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersMarshall House - Old Shawneetown, IL

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First bank Chartered in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/16/2008

last visited: 4/11/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe John Marshall Residence - Old Shawneetown, IL

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Once housed the first bank in Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

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