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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 Galatia United Methodist Church - Galatia, ILview gallery

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Illinois Historical MarkersGalatia United Methodist Church - Galatia, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

old church in small Saline County town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/9/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersIngersoll Law Office

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Early law practice handled by brothers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/3/2008

last visited: 8/12/2006

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NWNW76.8 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersIllinois in the American Revolution

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Possibly the only marker in this category that's west of the Mississippi, it commemorates a small part of the Revolutionary War that took place in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/23/2007

last visited: 10/1/2011

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NWNW78.9 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersKaskaskia - Ellis Grove, IL

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Second settlement in Illinois, The Territorial Capital and First State Capital

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kodiak_62

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/21/2008

last visited: 8/23/2008

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NWNW79.5 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Fort Kaskaskia - Ellis Grove, IL

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Marker describing the origins of the earthwork remnants of temporary fortifications intended to protect the southern flank of France's colony in Illinois, built on a commanding view of the Mississippi. Now a state historic site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/17/2011

last visited: never

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NWNW80.1 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois - Ellis Grove, IL

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Located at Fort Kaskaskia right outside the pavillion overlooking the Mississippi River

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/24/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersFluorite Mining

in Illinois Historical Markers

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 MarkersKaskaskia Trail

in Illinois Historical Markers

Near the Meeting House and at the entrance to city cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/24/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersWolf Creek Meeting House - Eldorado, IL

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This cemetery was once part of the church, but is now deeded to the city of Eldorado

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/18/2008

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersHomestead of Judge Samuel Elder

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One of the founding fathers of this Eldorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/21/2008

last visited: 7/17/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersEldorado ~ Eldorado, IL

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Railroad painters, they say, thought the town folks were dumber than themselves., and took it upon themselves to re-name the town from their point of view.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/14/2009

last visited: 4/11/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersKaskaskia - Shawneetown and Goshen Trail

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From the Ohio River to the Mississippi, the main road of its day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/15/2008

last visited: 8/7/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersCharter Oak School

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Octagonal brick schoolhouse built in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2008

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersOld Salt Works

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Oldest salt works west of the Alleghenies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/18/2008

last visited: 6/30/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersGallatin County Courthouse - Equality, IL

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County courthouse once stood here, where now the Lawler Monument stands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe American Bottom

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Historical marker describing the rich soil and history of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/27/2007

last visited: 3/28/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersGoshen Road ~ McLeansboro, IL

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About halfway along the route of the historic road is this marker pointing out where it crossed a current state hwy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/17/2009

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 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 MarkersJames Harrison Wilson

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West Point graduate and veteran of the Civil War, Spanish-American War and Boxer Rebellion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/6/2008

last visited: 6/30/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersGeneral Michael K. Lawler

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Irishman who fought in the Civil War, and traveled far from his farm near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/3/2008

last visited: 6/30/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersGallatin County Bell - Shawneetown, IL

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Shawneetown, parts of which are called Old Shawneetown and survive. The town was moved to the top of the bluffs after a vicious flood of Ohio River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/3/2008

last visited: 4/11/2009

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NN100.3 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersMt. Vernon Car Mfg. Co. (Missing)

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Railroad car manufacturer, its impact on the town, and its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/18/2008

last visited: 9/2/2015

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NN100.7 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersAppellate Courthouse

in Illinois Historical Markers

Built for Supreme Court, later shared with Appellate Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: 9/22/2013

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NN101.9 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersGoshen Road

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Early road that ran from the Ohio River at Shawneetown to the Mississippi river at Edwardsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/28/2008

last visited: 8/11/2006

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