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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 MarkersJoliet's First Sidewalks - Joliet, IL

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This marker is located with several others in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/9/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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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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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln & Photography marker - Urbana, IL

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Commemorates the day when Abe Lincoln sat for a photograph here in 1858 in Urbana, Illinois. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/9/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersMcKee's Mill - Joliet, IL

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This marker is located with several others in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/9/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersJoliet's Shops - Joliet, IL

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This marker is located with several others in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/9/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersJoliet's Bridges - Joliet, IL

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This marker is located with several others in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersAmerican House - Joliet, IL

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This marker is located with several others in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst Stone Building in Joliet #2 - Joliet, IL

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This is one of two nearby historical markers concerning Joliet's first stone house.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersJoliet's First Log Cabin - Joliet, IL

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This marker shares a boulder with another historical marker and is located near the Veterans Memorial in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/7/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersBluff Street - Joliet, IL

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This marker shares a boulder with another historical marker and is located near the Veterans Memorial in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/7/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersJoliet's Former Business Center - Joliet, IL

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This marker is located with several others in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/7/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersLast Native Americans in Joliet - Joliet, IL

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This marker is located with several others in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/7/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersJoliet's First Fire Department - Joliet, IL

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This marker is located in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/6/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersMerchant's Row - Joliet, IL

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This marker is located in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/5/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersGerman Loan & Savings - Joliet, IL

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This marker is located on a rock right in front of the bandshell in Joliet's Bicentennial Park.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/5/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersJoliet Stagecoach Road - Joliet, IL

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This stagecoach road along the river is now in what is Bicentennial Park in Joliet, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 8/5/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersOldest Remaining Construction - Joliet, IL

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This underground storage space is the oldest remaining construction in Joliet, Illinois...and was used for the first bottling plant for "flavored water under pressure".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/5/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's Landscape marker - Lincoln Memorial Garden, Springfield, IL

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Several years ago the Looking For Lincoln Heritage Coalition erected 210 signs to tell stories about Abraham Lincoln. This one is at the entrance to the Lincoln Memorial Garden near Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/22/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln traveled this way... - Taylorville, 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: 7/22/2011

last visited: 9/6/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersSamuel Benedict Reed - Joliet, IL

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This plaque is located in front of the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/22/2011

last visited: 6/12/2011

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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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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.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSusan G. Komen marker - Parkview Cemetery, Peoria, IL

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Susan G. Komen, the active civic leader and kind-hearted daughter, sister, wife and mother of two from Peoria, Illinois, left a legacy she never imagined – her life changed the way the world talks about and treats breast cancer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/18/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersPublic Service Building - Joliet, IL

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This building and marker are located at the intersection of N. Ottawa Street and W. Cass Street in downtown Joliet, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/16/2011

last visited: 6/19/2011

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