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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 MarkersUrbana's Lincoln - Urbana, IL

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A "Looking for Lincoln" series marker describing the adventures of the President-to-be in Urbana, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/9/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln traveled this way - Urbana, IL

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Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/24/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Diamond Mine Disaster - Diamond, IL

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Located in Diamond Mine Disaster Memorial Park along Illinois Route 113 in Diamond, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/3/2008

last visited: 12/5/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersStephen Douglas - Winchester, IL

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Stephen Douglas moved to Winchester when he was 20 years old in 1833 to teach school. He had forty students who paid him $3 each per quarter. Douglas taught himself the law after school and soon left Winchester to work as a lawyer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of the Aiken Tavern

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Every place Abe slept, they placed an X.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/3/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst Sunday School Convention - Winchester, IL

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The great trial of Mr. Paxson's life - his stammering speech - had now become almost unendurable to him. He wanted to speak fluently and with effect in behalf of the work so dear to his heart. He began to think of attempting a cure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln Speech

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At one time a small bust image of Lincoln was just above the text.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/25/2010

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 MarkersSite of First "Cross of Gold Speech"

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While visiting a lady friend, he practiced in the back yard, thus the first utterance of the entire speech

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/24/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersPotawatomi Trail of Death - Perry, IL

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Andrew Jackson though Indians were evil and tried to remove them from this world, but he did push through the Indian Removal Act, of which the Potawatomi were a part.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2014

last visited: 9/16/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersShabbona

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Located at the intersection of US Route 30 and Indian Road, north of Shabbona Lake State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Stunod

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 10/6/2006

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Illinois Historical Markers First Steel Plow - John Deere Historic Site

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First Steel Plow - John Deere Historic Site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/2/2008

last visited: 8/3/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersTribute to supporters - Scott County, IL

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Big boulder is tribute to the supporters of the county during the great flood of 1993.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAaron Tyler House - Griggsville, IL

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In 1858, this house contained the only library in town, and Lincoln used it often.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/22/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Ninety-Ninth Illinois Infantry

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They launched themselves into the Civil War from this location, Pike County's famous regiment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/17/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersFulton's First Home

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Fulton's first home was a 3-room log cabin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/28/2006

last visited: 9/13/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersDement House – Fulton, IL

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The Dement House historical marker is located in front of the Fulton post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/17/2015

last visited: never

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SESE143.9 km

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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 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 MarkersThe Galena Road

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How a pioneer road is started

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/2/2010

last visited: 1/11/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersEarl C. Smith

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A man who had the drive to fight through politicians and tactics to achieve his just goals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/20/2008

last visited: 5/31/2007

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Illinois Historical MarkersPike County General Store

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About half way between Pittsfield and Florence, at the crossroads of IL-100 & IL-106, Detriot, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/21/2010

last visited: never

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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 MarkersLittle Red Brick - Pike County

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Historic building found inside a home, when they tore down the home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/19/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersMormontown Site

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The building and destruction of a religious town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/28/2008

last visited: 6/22/2006

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