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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 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.

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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

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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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Illinois Historical MarkersIllinois College - Jacksonville, IL

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Three markers on this building explain its history and it relevance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersZion Protestant Episcopal Church

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The Zion Protestant Episcopal Church still stands in Brimfield, IL. The historical sign is on the side of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/16/2006

last visited: 9/10/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Statue in Rosamond Cemetery, Christian, County, Illinois.

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This is an impressive and large Statue of Lincoln located in Rosamond Cemetery, Christian County, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: 7/9/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln Eighth Judicial District County Seat Marker — Sullivan, IL

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One of a series that marks the route of Lincoln as he rode the Eighth Judicial District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersUlysses S. Grant Campsite

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Camp Site used on Grants way to Florida, Missouri, to capture a rebel.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 9/23/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersIllinois College

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Presbyterian college, the first to graduate a class in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/18/2008

last visited: 9/11/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Elected Captain of His Company, Beardstown, Illinois

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Lincoln's short military career began here, during the Black Hawk War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/25/2011

last visited: 2/6/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersBeardstown High School Band - 1936

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Must have been a great trip in 1936, would be an exciting one, even today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/29/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersStephen A. Douglas spoke here. Beardstown, Illinois.

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This boulder marks the place where Douglas spoke while running for the Illinois State Senate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/6/2009

last visited: 6/17/2007

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Abraham Lincoln Speech - Beardstown, IL

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Boulder in city park records the spot where he spoke. This was part of the Lincoln-Douglas debates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe American's Creed/ In Grateful Remembrance

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Two sided plaque in West Side Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adilts1257

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/7/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's farewell to the people of Illinois markers - Tolono, IL

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Abraham Lincoln made his farewell address to the people of Illinois at the Tolono Station February 11, 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/24/2009

last visited: 3/20/2010

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Illinois Historical MarkersChampaign's Lincoln marker - Champaign, IL

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This marker in the Looking for Lincoln series commemorates Lincoln's 1856 antislavery speeches at the church here and his stay at the nearby Doane House during the Lincoln-Douglas debates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/9/2011

last visited: never

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