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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 MarkersOld Fort Massac and Kaskaskia Trail Marker

in Illinois Historical Markers

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 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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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 MarkersThe Tobacco Industry

in Illinois Historical Markers

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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The first of five campsites on this march.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/14/2008

last visited: 10/16/2015

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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 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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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 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 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 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 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

in Illinois Historical Markers

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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