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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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Image for Drouillard Creek - Drouillard Trail - Fort Massac State Park - Metropolis, ILview gallery

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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 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 MarkersRed Star Mill ~ Du Quoin, IL

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Du Quoin, home of Illinois' State Fair, and Harness Racing. If you chose to go there, the name is pronounced "Dew Coin".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/9/2010

last visited: never

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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 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 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 MarkersHome of John & Mary Logan

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John A. Logan's political career, and their movements.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/11/2008

last visited: 10/11/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe First Beatle in America George Harrison - Benton, IL

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Just unveiled in September 2013, this new marker commemorates the 50th anniversary of George Harrison's first visit to America (before he was fab.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/26/2013

last visited: 11/21/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Pauper Cemetery

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See photo gallery, mass burials are in the foreground, head stones in the background, under the trees.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2010

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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Illinois Historical MarkersChenault School - Harrisburg, IL

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Moved from Lecount Road, near Galatia, to here in 1971.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/6/2014

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 MarkersBlockhouses

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Replica to show what the marker explains, about - how and why.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/20/2009

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 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 MarkersChester-Kaskaskia, Illinois

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Historical marker located at Marys Covered Bridge near Chester, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/3/2008

last visited: 9/17/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersSarah Lusk - Golconda, Illinois

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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 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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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 MarkersGovernor Shadrach Bond, 1773-1832 - Chester, Illinois

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The Governor Bond State Memorial marks the grave of Shadrach Bond (1773-1832), the first governor of Illinois after it attained statehood in 1818.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/27/2007

last visited: 3/18/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersElias Kent Kane

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Historical marker for the first Secretary of State for Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/6/2007

last visited: 3/18/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersHarrisburg, Illinois

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Historical marker giving a brief history of Harrisburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/27/2009

last visited: never

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