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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 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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Illinois Historical MarkersHistoric Nauvoo - Nauvoo, IL

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This Illinois Historical Marker is located on the eastern edge of Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/14/2012

last visited: 4/24/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersStephen Arnold Douglas - Chicago, IL

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Stephen Douglas is best know for a series of debates with Abraham Lincoln in a Senate race in 1858. Douglas won that election. In 1860, he lost the Presidential election to Lincoln.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/15/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThebes Courthouse - Thebes, Illinois

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This is a wooden sign placed by the Town of Thebes describing the very historical Thebes (former Alexander County)Courthouse. It is located at Oak and 5th Streets in Thebes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/21/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSix Corners Historic Markers - Chicago, IL

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A series of five historical markers recently placed by the Six Corners Shopping District Association highlighting the rich history of this Chicago northwest side area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/7/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersPotawatomi Trail of Death marker - Homer, IL

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Plaque on a stone along County Route 1250 N, commemorating the Davis' Point Encampment of the Potawatomi Trail of Death From Indiana to Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/22/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersPotawatomi - A Trail of Death marker - Catlin, IL

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Plaque on a stone next to the Catlin Heritage Museum, commemorating the Sandusky Point Encampment of the Potawatomi Trail of Death.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/22/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersTrail of Death 1838 marker - Danville, IL

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Plaque on a stone in Ellsworth Park, commemorating the first point of encampment in Illinois of the northern Potawatomi tribes during their forced relocation from Indiana to Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/22/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersCamp Thornton - Thornton, IL

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Marker in the Sweet Woods Forest Preserve explaining the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps camp, German POW Camp and youth camps located in the woods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/20/2011

last visited: never

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