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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 MarkersCantonment Wilkinson-Ville

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Site of Old Army Post, 1797.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/24/2008

last visited: 7/16/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersGeorge Rogers Clark Campsite

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The first of five campsites on this march.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/14/2008

last visited: 10/16/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersRoute of George Rogers Clark

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Small, granite marker along Route 146, west of Vienna, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/6/2009

last visited: 4/11/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersRoute of Gen. Geo. Rogers Clark

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One of a series of placements by the DAR

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/2/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe History of Johnson County Court House - Vienna, IL

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From its construction in 1868 to the latest renovations to the lawn in 2003.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/9/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersUnited States Military Hospital

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Nuns made a warehouse into a hospital during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/14/2008

last visited: 4/9/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Marine Ways

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Keels of 3 famous Civil War Ironclad Gunboats were laid here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/17/2008

last visited: 7/16/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersCivil War Cemetery - Mound City, IL

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Inside the Mound City National Cemetery are several historic markers. They should be seen, and they are combined here as one. Major marker is the Naval Cannon buried breech down and plaqued with the cemetery statistics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/23/2014

last visited: 7/16/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersCairo, IL

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Historical marker commemorating Cairo, Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 4/5/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois

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Fighting currents much heaver then they anticipated, they camped here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/5/2009

last visited: 12/4/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersHistorical - Fort Massac - Metropolis, IL

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No one usually notices the marker attached to the entry columns of the site. This is one of those markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: 12/5/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersIllinois in the American Revolution

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Marker found at the Fort Massac State Park in Metropolis, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lilluckyclover

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/14/2007

last visited: 12/5/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois ~ Fort Massac

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One of a series of markers down the Ohio River and up the Mississippi River on the Illinois side, detailing the beginnings to the Expedition; before the Corps of Discovery part started in Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/11/2010

last visited: 6/13/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersDrouillard Creek - Drouillard Trail - Fort Massac State Park - Metropolis, IL

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Signed on with Lewis and Clark at Fort Massac, and perished at the hands of the Blackfeet in 1810.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersJ. C. Blair - Fort Massac - Metropolis, IL

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Horticultural Professor who worked for State Parks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/14/2009

last visited: 12/5/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersFour Flags Over Fort Massac - Metropolis, IL

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Time line of ownership of the fort site. On marker area that looks blank is braille of the text.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: 12/5/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersGeorge Rogers Clark - Metropolis, IL

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Among the pilings of the original fort, and near the statue of the man, is this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: 12/5/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersRiverlore

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Gorgeous home from an old river boat captain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/10/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersGeorge Rogers Clark Campsite #2

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This marker commemorates the July 1, 1778, campsite for Lt. Col. Clark’s troop of 170 volunteers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 7/11/2007

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Illinois Historical MarkersSeaman

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Lewis bought him for $20, and he became another member of the Corps of Discovery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/17/2010

last visited: 12/4/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersPresident Clinton Visits Cairo, Illinois

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William Jefferson Clinton visits, and makes 4 the number of Presidents who have.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/14/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersMary J. Safford

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One of the first female physicians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2010

last visited: 6/25/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersDuncan Cannon

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Thomas Jackson Rodman (West Point Grad. 1843) made it, and William B. Duncan gave it to the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: 12/4/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersYork the Slave

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York was not William Clark's servant, as some report, he was his slave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/9/2010

last visited: 12/4/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersAnna-Jonesboro

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This old Illinois Historical marker, commemorating the founding of Union County and the towns of Jonesboro and Anna, has seen better days.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 7/22/2006

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