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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 MarkersRobert B. Latham Home

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Historical location in Lincoln, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 11/20/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Public Library

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A marker with information about the historical Lincoln Public Library

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 11/20/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersLogan County Circuit Court

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Located on the grounds of the Logan County Courthouse in IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln traveled this way... - Lincoln, IL

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The marker continues: ...AS HE RODE THE CIRCUIT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT *** 1847-1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/8/2011

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln Spoke - Bath, IL

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He took a bible from his pocket and began to read....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/1/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersIllinois U.S. Route 66 - Lexington, Illinois

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Historical marker commemorating Route 66 passing through Lexington, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 5/23/2007

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Illinois Historical MarkersCarl Sandburg Birthplace

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Writer, Carl Sandburg, was born and buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/2/2010

last visited: 10/30/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersBishop Hill

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Bishop Hill was a religious dissident communal society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 6/24/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersDr. Benjamin Franklin Stephenson

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Founder of the Grand Army of the Republic, Menard County, Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/12/2009

last visited: 4/9/2009

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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 MarkersMount Pulaski Court House marker - Mt. Pulaski, IL

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Marker in front of Mount Pulaski Courthouse, which was built in 1848 and served as the Logan County seat until 1855. Attorney Abraham Lincoln regularly argued cases in the second-floor courtroom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/6/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's Law Practice / Circuit Court Stop markers - Mt. Pulaski, IL

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On the grounds of the Courthouse State Historic Site, both sides of this sign relate the stories of Lincoln and his connections to the people of Mount Pulaski, as well as to the Illinois 8th Judicial Circuit Court County Seat, here from 1848 to 1855.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/7/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln traveled this way... - Mt. Pulaski, IL

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The marker continues: ...AS HE RODE THE CIRCUIT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT *** 1847-1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersWar on the Horizon, Looking for Lincoln — Clinton, IL

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Commemorates the response of DeWitt County's men to Lincoln's urgent request for troops at the outbreak of the Civil War and his first meeting with George B. McClellan here. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln and The Law, Looking for Lincoln — Clinton, IL

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Commemorates the cases Lincoln tried, as well as the time Lincoln and Douglas worked as partners on a case in Clinton, Illinois. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersYou Can't Fool the People / Lincoln at Work and Play, Looking for Lincoln — Clinton, IL

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Commemorates Lincoln's memorable speech and the agreeing to the Lincoln Douglas debates in Clinton, Illinois in 1858 as well as Lincoln's other feats of skill. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Rode the Circuit in Clinton, Illinois

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Nice plaque in Clinton, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 7/10/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Practiced law here. Clinton, Illinois

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Lincoln worked here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 5/2/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersHumorous Moments, Looking for Lincoln - Clinton, IL

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Commemorates the good times Lincoln had here while riding the judicial circuit through Clinton, IL. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Great Sauk Trail, Henry County, IL

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The road this sign is on is one of the few intact segments of the Great Sauk Trail, from the Mississippi River to Lake Erie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KG1960

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/10/2007

last visited: 7/31/2010

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Illinois Historical MarkersAnti-Slavery Rally Commemoration - Princeton, IL

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A tablet on a bolder commemorating an antislavery rally held on July 4, 1856, with one A. Lincoln as speaker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersChandlerville

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Founding of a town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/22/2008

last visited: 6/18/2007

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Illinois Historical MarkersMentor Graham. Lincoln's Teacher.

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Mentor Graham's burial place in Farmers Point Cemetery, Rt. 97 South of Petersburg, IL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/2/2009

last visited: 4/30/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersChandlerville

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The founder of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/13/2008

last visited: 6/18/2007

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Illinois Historical MarkersOwen Lovejoy Homestead Site markers - Princeton, IL

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There are five historical markers on the site of the 1838 Owen Lovejoy Homestead, the home of a fiery abolitionist minister and a famed station on the underground railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: never

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