Show/HideSearch Criteria: All Waymarks Within 100 km of N 37° 27.444 W 089° 16.117 [show search options]
Additional Settings: all dates
Show/HideCategories [hide category]
Illinois Historical Markers
 allows ratings
Description:
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.

Show/HideWaymarks [hide waymarks]

sorted by:

 
Total Records: 156 Page: 5 of 7 prev<<<[1234567]>>>next
Image for Marshall House - Old Shawneetown, ILview gallery

EE103.2 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersMarshall House - Old Shawneetown, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

First bank Chartered in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/16/2008

last visited: 4/11/2009

Image for The John Marshall Residence - Old Shawneetown, ILview gallery

EE103.2 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersThe John Marshall Residence - Old Shawneetown, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

Once housed the first bank in Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

Image for The Spirit of Shawneetown - Old Shawneetown, Illinoisview gallery

EE103.3 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersThe Spirit of Shawneetown - Old Shawneetown, Illinois

in Illinois Historical Markers

Stone historical marker commemorating Shawneetown, "Oldest Town In Illinois"

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/26/2009

last visited: 8/7/2006

Image for Lewis and Clark Expedition ~ Shawneetownview gallery

EE103.3 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark Expedition ~ Shawneetown

in Illinois Historical Markers

Salt and Local Lore about his visit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/10/2009

last visited: never

Image for Lewis and Clark In Illinois - Old Shawneetown, Illinoisview gallery

EE103.3 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark In Illinois - Old Shawneetown, Illinois

in Illinois Historical Markers

Historical marker noting Lewis and Clark visiting area in 1803.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/26/2009

last visited: 8/10/2006

Image for Rawlings' Hotel - Old Shawneetown, ILview gallery

EE103.5 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersRawlings' Hotel - Old Shawneetown, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

Highlights of a burnt down building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/6/2008

last visited: 12/28/2010

Image for Illinois Immigrant - Old Shawneetown, ILview gallery

EE103.6 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersIllinois Immigrant - Old Shawneetown, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

Two marker here, side by side, about the same newspaper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/16/2010

last visited: never

Image for General Logan's Marriage - Old Shawneetown, ILview gallery

EE103.6 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersGeneral Logan's Marriage - Old Shawneetown, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

The land registrar of Shawneetown was an old friend of Gen. Logan's and as a jest Mr. Cunningham promised his daughter to the General (she was 8 at the time)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

Image for The First Presbyterian Church in Illinoisview gallery

NENE104.1 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersThe First Presbyterian Church in Illinois

in Illinois Historical Markers

Founding of the First Presbyterian church and its ties with other churches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/6/2008

last visited: 1/1/2011

Image for Sharon Church - White County, ILview gallery

NENE104.6 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersSharon Church - White County, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

ISHS marker a half mile west of here (Jct. US-45 & CR-1650N), points to this old church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: never

Image for Fort De Chartres Gateway markers - Prairie de Rocher, ILview gallery

NWNW104.8 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersFort De Chartres Gateway markers - Prairie de Rocher, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

A pair of markers in the entrance gateway to the rebuilt Fort De Chartres, describing its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/16/2011

last visited: never

Image for Lewis and Clark in Illinois - Fort De Chartres, Prairie de Rocher, ILview gallery

NWNW104.9 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois - Fort De Chartres, Prairie de Rocher, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

Large (brass) plaque commemorating William Clark and his recruits who passed by the ruins of Fort De Chartres on their way west, in 1803.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/16/2011

last visited: never

Image for Southern Illinois Collegeview gallery

NENE108.6 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersSouthern Illinois College

in Illinois Historical Markers

White County institution that is now a community center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/19/2008

last visited: never

Image for Illinois Agricultural Collegeview gallery

NN109.8 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersIllinois Agricultural College

in Illinois Historical Markers

Located within Fortmeyer Memorial Park on the north end of Irvington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 11/11/2006

Image for Boone's Millview gallery

NENE112.5 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersBoone's Mill

in Illinois Historical Markers

Daniel Boone relatives building a road and a mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/9/2008

last visited: 11/9/2008

Image for The Third Principal Meridianview gallery

NN113.6 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersThe Third Principal Meridian

in Illinois Historical Markers

The point where the Third Principal Meridian intersects its east-west base line. At least 60 percent of the land in Illinois is measured from and identified by these two important coordinates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/25/2007

last visited: 7/5/2009

Image for The Mississippi Bubbleview gallery

NWNW117.2 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersThe Mississippi Bubble

in Illinois Historical Markers

Located in a little roadside pullout between Fayetteville and Freeburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 11/11/2006

Image for Colonel Conger Houseview gallery

NENE119.7 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersColonel Conger House

in Illinois Historical Markers

Brief Information about the man who captured John Wilkes Booth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/1/2008

last visited: 6/19/2011

Image for "Flow Gently, Sweet Afton"view gallery

NENE120.1 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical Markers"Flow Gently, Sweet Afton"

in Illinois Historical Markers

Brothers, one wrote music, the other brought Presbytery to Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/15/2008

last visited: 10/20/2006

Image for Ratcliff Inn - Carmi, ILview gallery

NENE120.2 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersRatcliff Inn - Carmi, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

Old Beaver built it, and founded the town of Carmi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/16/2008

last visited: 10/20/2006

Image for Maeystownview gallery

NWNW120.4 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersMaeystown

in Illinois Historical Markers

Historical marker commemorating a small quaint town.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/25/2006

last visited: never

Image for Carmi's Oldest Houseview gallery

NENE120.4 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersCarmi's Oldest House

in Illinois Historical Markers

Home of US Senator and Supreme Court Justice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/13/2008

last visited: 10/20/2006

Image for James McRoberts and Maryview gallery

NWNW121.5 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersJames McRoberts and Mary

in Illinois Historical Markers

* Exact inscription on the stone mantelpiece of the house built in 1798, and which is still used as a residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/17/2010

last visited: never

Image for Big Prairie Churchview gallery

NENE121.5 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersBig Prairie Church

in Illinois Historical Markers

Trials of early Methodism in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/14/2008

last visited: 10/2/2015

Image for Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Wartburgview gallery

NWNW123.3 km

Log it!

Illinois Historical MarkersHoly Cross Lutheran Church of Wartburg

in Illinois Historical Markers

Historical marker in front of church in Wartburg, Il.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/25/2006

last visited: 7/11/2006

Total Records: 156 Page: 5 of 7 prev<<<[1234567]>>>next
Premium Member Downloads: download.GPX Lite File       download.LOC File       download .KML File (Google Earth)