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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 MarkersLindbergh Field, Sangamon County Illinois

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First airport in Sangamon county Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 7/21/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Marietta Phelps Hospital

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Now a downtown parking lot, near the court house and town square, which is a large city park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/25/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAlexander Macomb - Thomas MacDonough

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Memorial to the two men for whom the city and county are named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/2/2011

last visited: 10/30/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst site of courthouse - McDonough County, IL

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A log structure was here when the rest of the area was fields.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/9/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln ~ Macomb, IL

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Marking yet another site where Lincoln speaks to a crowd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/24/2009

last visited: never

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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 MarkersPublic Square - Monmouth, IL

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Public Square has Central Park as its center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/22/2018

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersCentral Park - Monmouth, IL

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Created to avoid congestion in 1881

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/22/2018

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersJoseph Smith Trial- Monmouth, IL

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Saw a few like this in town erected by Monmouth College

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/15/2018

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersCherry Mine Disaster

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The marker describes the coal mine fire disaster that happened in 1909.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KG1960

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/20/2006

last visited: 5/6/2017

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Illinois Historical MarkersCass County Courthouse - Virginia, IL

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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 MarkersGeneral John A. McClernand - Springfield, Illinois

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Marker giving brief history of life of politician who served as a general officer during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/31/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe 1858 Senate Campaign - Springfield, Illinios

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Marker giving the brief history of the start of the 1858 Senate Campaign which is most known for the debates.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst Sangamon County Court House - Springfield, Illinois

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Historical marker marking the location of the first county courthouse for Sangamon County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/29/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersStuart & Lincoln Law Office - Springfield, Illinois

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Historical marker for one of the offices Lincoln had in Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/7/2010

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's First Law Office - Springfield, Illinois

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Small plaque marking location of Abraham Lincolns first law office in Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/7/2010

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's Final Journey - Springfield, IL

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Part of the Looking for Lincoln series, an informational sign describing the scene as Lincoln's body was returned to Springfield for burial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/18/2016

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's Last Law Office - Springfield, Illinois

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Historical marker giving brief history of the building which served as Lincoln's last law office in Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersJoshua Speed's Store - Springfield, Illinois

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Historical marker for former general store which served as Abraham Lincoln's temporary home when he moved to Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/19/2010

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersOld State Capitol

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The Old State Capitol was the fifth statehouse in Illinois history. The building served as the capitol from 1839 to 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersDeparture Point of The Donner Party - Springfield, IL

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On April 16, 1846, nine covered wagons left Springfield, Illinois on the 2500 mile journey to California, in what would become one of the greatest tragedies in the history of westward migration, commemorated by this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersGlobe Tavern, Springfield, Illinois.

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The first place the newlywed Lincoln's lived in Springfield, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/1/2010

last visited: 9/8/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersPotawatomi Trail of Death - Springfield, IL

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Small bronze plaque commemorating a sad chapter in Illinois and American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/4/2013

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersHutchinson Cemetery and Springfield High School - Springfield, Illinois

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Historical marker giving history of early cemetery now the site of the high school in Springfield, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/29/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln Eighth Judicial District County Seat Marker — Springfield, 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: 11/4/2013

last visited: 10/21/2016

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