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Illinois Historical Markers
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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 MarkersJohn A. Logan Speech - Marion, Illinois

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Marker in Marion town square commemorating a speech by John A. Logan which shaped the direction of southern Illinois during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/6/2009

last visited: 7/16/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersMarion Tornado Memorial - Marion, IL

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The loss caused by a horrific natural disaster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: never

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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 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 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 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: never

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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 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 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 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: 6/8/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Tobacco Industry

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Buyers, processors and growers in Saline County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/27/2008

last visited: 8/12/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersGalatia United Methodist Church - Galatia, IL

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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 MarkersGeorge Rogers Clark Campsite

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Campsite of George Rogers Clark during his march to Kaskaskia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 8/10/2006

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Illinois Historical MarkersRoute of George Rogers Clark

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Small, granite marker along Route 146, west of Vienna, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/6/2009

last visited: 4/11/2015

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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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