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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 MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois ~ Golconda, IL

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One of a series of markers along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, and the Expedition made is way to the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/10/2009

last visited: never

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Historical marker on the grounds of the Pope County Courthouse honoring an early pioneering woman in southeast Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/24/2009

last visited: 8/7/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark Expedition ~ Golconda, IL

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A series of markers in Southern Illinois, at the various stops made by the expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/10/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLegend of the Cherokee Rose - Brownfield, IL

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In the Field - Trovillion Cemetery outside Brownfield, where they spent the night during the Trail of Tears March.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersFluorite Mining

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Mining the mineral in Hardin County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/31/2008

last visited: 11/13/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersWelcome to Illinois

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This "Welcome to Illinois" marker is on US45 North of the town of Brookport, across the river from Paducah, KY. Prior to the I-24 bridge, US45 and its bridge over the Ohio River was the main road into this part of Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 12/29/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersFort Massac - I-24 Rest Area, Metropolis, IL

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Inside the rest area tourism center is this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Cave - Lewis and Clark Expedition - Cave-In-Rick, IL

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Part of a series of markers from Shawneetown to Madison, in Illinois, following the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/10/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois ~ Cave-In-Rock, IL

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One of a series about the Expedition, arranged along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/14/2010

last visited: never

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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 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 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 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 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 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 MarkersOld Fort Massac and Kaskaskia Trail Marker

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The location of Old Fort Massac and the Kaskaskia Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/30/2009

last visited: 5/29/2009

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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 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 MarkersCarrier Mills Archaeological District

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Prehistory of this region. From 8,000 years ago through the Archaic Period to the Mississipians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/25/2008

last visited: 4/15/2010

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Illinois Historical MarkersAydolette barn and Thrashing Floor - Harrisburg, IL

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Pioneer family in Illinois with vanishing thrashing floor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Pauper House (The Poor House) ~ Harrisburg, IL

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This poor farm is preserved so we can view another era and how they tried to solve the problem of the poor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/7/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAydolette Cabin - Harrisburg, IL

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The Aydolette's are credited with have the first grist mill in the county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersCain Church - Saline Creek Pioneer Village - Harrisburg, IL

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This was not a "church" but a meeting house for the Society of Friends (Quakers).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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