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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 MarkersIllinois Central R. R. - Bloomington, IL

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One of the Looking for Lincoln marker series, commemorating Abraham Lincoln receiving his largest fee ever for representing the Illinois Central Railroad in a suit against McLean County in 1853-1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/4/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Fort Armstrong – Rock Island, IL

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This historical marker was placed here to mark the site of Fort Armstrong.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/26/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersDeSoto House Marker – Galena, IL

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This historical marker is located on the exterior brick wall of the Green Street Tavern and Restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/17/2013

last visited: 6/18/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersIndian Trail Marker - Wilmette, IL

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A hexagonal metal sign on the northeast corner (about 10 feet from the stop sign on Greenwood) is dedicated to the Indian Trail Tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois - Ellis Grove, IL

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Located at Fort Kaskaskia right outside the pavillion overlooking the Mississippi River

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/24/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln in Hancock County - Carthage, Il, USA

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This "Looking for Lincoln" historical marker with information about Lincoln's visit to Hancock County is situated just outside the Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum in Carthage, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/9/2013

last visited: 4/23/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersNational Woman's Relief Society - Nauvoo, IL, USA

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This monument relates how and where the National Woman's Relief Society was organized in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2012

last visited: 4/24/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst Hotel - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Marker for historic former hotel in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/20/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSidney & Phoebe Rigdon Home - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Marker for historic house in the Nauvoo Historic District in Nauvoo, Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/19/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAaron & Polly Johnson Home - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Marker for historic house in the Nauvoo Historic District in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/19/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersJonathan & Rebecca Wright Home - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Marker for historic house in the Nauvoo Historic District in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/18/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Road to Zion - Nauvoo, IL

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The Road to Zion refers to the Mormon Pioneer Trail, which begins at this location at the banks of the Mississippi River, in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/18/2012

last visited: 4/23/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersEyes Westward - Nauvoo, IL

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This monument, to the Mormon Pioneers who were forced out of Illinois and travelled to the Salt Lake valley, is located on the shores of the Mississippi River in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/18/2012

last visited: 4/23/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersTimes & Season Site - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Site of a former newspaper building in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/16/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersWilliam & Rosannnah Marks Home - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Marker for historic house in the Nauvoo Historic District in Navoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/16/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersRed Brick Store - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Historical marker for store originally built by Joseph Smith in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/16/2012

last visited: 4/23/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersSmith Family Cemetery - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Marker for the family cemetery for the Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saints movement, family and friends in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/15/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersBidamon Stable - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Marker giving a piece of history of post-Latter Day Saints era in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/15/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersNauvoo House - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Marker for historic boarding house started by Joseph Smith, Jr, the founder of the Latter Day Saints movement, in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/14/2012

last visited: 4/24/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Homestead - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Marker giving history of the first home in Nauvoo of Joseph Smith, Jr, the founder of the Latter Days Saints movement.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/14/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersMansion House - Nauvoo, Illinois

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Historical marker in front of last home of Joseph Smith, Jr. the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement located in the Nauvoo Historic District in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/13/2012

last visited: 4/24/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersQuincy's German Heritage, Quincy Illinois

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Quincy's German Heritage began in 1829 with Michael Mast from Forchheim, Baden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/13/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThy Wondrous Story, Illinois - Hamilton, Illinois

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Historical marker giving brief history of Illinois located at roadside pull off north of Hamilton on Hwy 96.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersMasonic Lodge Building Of 1887 - Carthage, Illinois

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Historical marker giving history of masonic lodge building in Carthage, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/11/2012

last visited: 4/23/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's Carthage Speech - Carthage, Illinois

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Historical marker with information about Lincoln speech conducted here October 22, 1858, on the grounds of the Hancock County Courthouse in Carthage, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/10/2012

last visited: 4/23/2012

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