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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 MarkersPeoria Illinois

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This marker commemorates the founding of the City of Peoria, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/25/2006

last visited: 8/31/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersVirginia

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The founding of the City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2008

last visited: 4/8/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersCass County Courthouse

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Court House first became a school and today is the Faith Baptist Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: 4/8/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Champaign/Piatt County Line Marker — Mahomet, IL

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The "border marker" for Piatt and Champaign 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: 4/17/2016

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersJubilee College

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Located at the corner of US150 and Princeville-Jubilee Rd, just west of the town of Kickapoo, this sign commemorates Jubilee College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/6/2006

last visited: 5/14/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersProvidence Church and School, Virginia, Illinois.

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This marker is along a quiet country road in central Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/8/2010

last visited: 7/25/2010

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Illinois Historical MarkersChampaign County's Lincoln marker - Mahomet, IL

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Looking for Lincoln series maker at the entrance of the Early American Museum in Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, Rt 47 entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's Mahomet / Mahomet's Lincoln - Mahomet, IL

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Two sided marker, part of the Looking for Lincoln series, explaining Lincoln's involvement in the Mahomet,IL community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersBarton Warren Stone

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Leader of an active Christian Movement and his home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/10/2008

last visited: 9/16/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersMatthew T. Scott - Chenoa, IL

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A brief history about originial owners of the house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/28/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersMain Hall - McMurray College - Jacksonville, IL

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The class of 1926 established this memorial to commemorate Main Hall. The first college building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/21/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersIllinois Female College

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The original historic stone marker for what is now McMurray College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/21/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersGreene Vardiman Black

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Early dentist who had a lasting impact on his chosen field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/19/2008

last visited: 3/12/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersPotawatomi Indians - Jacksonville, IL

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The Potawatomi Trail of Death was the forced removal by United States forces from 4 September to 4 November 1838, of 859 members of the Potawatomi nation from Twin Lakes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/23/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Farmers State Bank and Trust Company

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Growth of Ayers Bank to what it is today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/9/2008

last visited: 9/11/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersJoseph Capps - Jacksonville, IL

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Quality of the Capps Indian blanket, but also to the marketing acumen of the firm ... The embodiment of the pioneer Protestant work ethic, Joseph Capps built a solid business. Capps established a wool carding operation in Jacksonville, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersWilliam Jennings Bryan

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Office where he began.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/2/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersBig Eli NO. 17

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Sullivan's dream to provide a wheel you could ride.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2008

last visited: 8/2/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersStephen Arnold Dougals, Jacksonville, Illinois Comunnity Park

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This marker is tucked away at the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/3/2009

last visited: 8/2/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersJacksonville, Illinois

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Jacksonville, Illinois Historical Sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/14/2009

last visited: 8/1/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersDr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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In a large community park, with several military and historic markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/25/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersDaniel Webster - Jacksonville, IL

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Spoke under the shade of an ole elm, 1937

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Memorial - Wyman Park, Sullivan, IL

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A bigger than life size Lincoln Memorial in Wyman Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersJonathan Baldwin Turner

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Professor of English who proposed Federal air for farmers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/29/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst Illinois State Hospital For the Insane

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Dorothea Dix got the law passed, the State got the hospital build.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/15/2008

last visited: 5/22/2009

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