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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 MarkersLooking For Lincoln - 3rd Debate - Jonesboro, Illinois

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Historical marker commemorating the third Lincoln - Douglas debate at the former fairgrounds in Jonesboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2009

last visited: 9/21/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersWhere Lincoln Walked - Jonesboro, IL

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Another in the Looking for Lincoln series, detailing Lincoln's visit to the town for his third debate with Douglas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln-Douglas Debate

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Historical marker in the center of Jonesboro, IL. The center of town

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 5/22/2012

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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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Illinois Historical MarkersWelcome to Illinois

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This Illinois Historical Marker is located at a roadside rest area near the bridge to Illinois from Cape Giradeau, MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 9/17/2011

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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 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 MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois

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This Mississippi River formation goes by several names, Grand Tower, Tower Rock, etc. To learn more, view the links inside.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/27/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark Expedition - Grand Tower

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Daniel Boone's nephew and Lewis & Clark, this remote location saw its share of history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/27/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersReverend Lenus Turley ~ Carbondale,

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Community leader, and active civil rights worker. Made such an impact on this city, a park is named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/11/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersWoodlawn Cemetery ~ Carbondale, IL

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Large cemetery, and site of first Memorial Day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/18/2011

last visited: 9/21/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersNewell House Hotel - Carbondale, IL

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Station stop # 3, of a series of, I am not sure, how many stations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersWoodlawn Cemetery Memorial Day Celebration

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This Carbondale cemetery figures prominently in the history of establishing the Memorial Day holiday celebrated annually in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 9/21/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois - Thebes, Illinois

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Historical marker located at wayside along the Mississippi River just north of Thebes.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/5/2009

last visited: 6/5/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersSteamboats on the Mississippi River

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This marker is placed at a roadside rest area and scenic overlook off of Route 3 in Thebes, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 8/5/2011

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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 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 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 MarkersGeorge Rogers Clark Campsite

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Campsite of George Rogers Clark during his march to Kaskaskia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 8/10/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersMajor General John A. Logan

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This marker stands at the birthplace of John A. Logan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst Coal Mine in Illinois-Murphysboro, IL

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Located on the southeast corner of the courthouse square, this historical sign celebrates Illinois' first coal mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/4/2013

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersColonel Lindorf Ozburn

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This marker is dedicated to a Jackson County military man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersWilliam A. Sunday

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A marker that commemorates an Evangelist and his revival that was held in Murphysboro, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/11/2015

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersCompany H 27th Illinois Infantry

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Marker commemorating the raising of a local Infantry unit during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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