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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 MarkersAbraham Lincoln and the Talisman

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Rest area on east side of northbound lane on I-55 just south of Sangamon river and Southbound lane

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 8/4/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln - Herndon Law Offices

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This portion of the Tinsley Building, a merchant block constructed in 1840-1841, is the only surviving structure in which Abraham Lincoln maintained a law office.

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 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 MarkersAbraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, February 12, 1809. He moved with his family to Indiana in 1816 and to Illinois in 1830

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 10/6/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Eastland Disaster

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While still partially tied to its dock at the river's edge, the excursion steamer Eastland rolled over on the morning of July 24, 1915.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/10/2006

last visited: 3/17/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersElgin National Watch Company

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Marking the location of the Elgin National Watch Company, now the site of a strip mall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geognerd

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/1/2006

last visited: 3/10/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersJoliet Mound

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This sign marks the former location of Joliet Mound which was used as a navagation aid for early travel along the Des Plaines river from Chicago to the Mississippi river. The mound was destroyed when it's clay contents were mined to make sewer tiles by the Drain Tile Manufactory of the Joliet Mound Company in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Stunod

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/28/2006

last visited: 2/6/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersPostville Courthouse Site

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Located along Route 66 in Lincoln, Illinois. Go in and take the tour and enjoy the short video. It's free!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/28/2006

last visited: 10/22/2016

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