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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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NENE98.8 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersIn Memory Poor Farm Cemetery - Fairfield, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

Memorial to the poor farm internees who were built over.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: never

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NN100.1 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersWilliam Jennings Bryan

in Illinois Historical Markers

Thumb nail history of the man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/5/2008

last visited: 1/4/2013

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NN100.1 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersSalem, Illinois

in Illinois Historical Markers

The Gateway to Little Egypt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/12/2008

last visited: 1/4/2013

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NN103.2 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersHalfway Tavern

in Illinois Historical Markers

Rest for Soldier and traveler alike, in this old tavern.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/10/2008

last visited: 2/13/2011

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NWNW108.8 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersBellefontaine

in Illinois Historical Markers

Historical marker on southside of Waterloo, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/25/2006

last visited: 7/11/2006

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NWNW109 km

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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 Site of Lincoln's "Unknown Ground" Speech - Waterloo, ILview gallery

NWNW109.3 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Lincoln's "Unknown Ground" Speech - Waterloo, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

Mounted on the gazebo on the courthouse lawn, when the former court house stood

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: never

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NWNW109.6 km

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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

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NWNW109.8 km

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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

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NWNW109.9 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersPeterstown and the Merchant Prince

in Illinois Historical Markers

This part of what is now Waterloo, IL., was originally called "Peter's Town"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/30/2009

last visited: never

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NWNW111.2 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersMcKendree College

in Illinois Historical Markers

Located on the northeast corner of US-50 and Illinois 4 in Lebanon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 8/27/2008

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NWNW111.7 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersGustavus Koerner

in Illinois Historical Markers

Historic marker in front of home owned by Gustavus Koerner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2007

last visited: 10/8/2009

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NWNW111.8 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Deneen Family

in Illinois Historical Markers

Located in the front yard of a home on the west side of Stanton Street. Don't keep looking on the grounds of the college like I did.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 5/14/2011

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NWNW114.1 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersJohn Messinger, 1771-1846

in Illinois Historical Markers

Historical marker north of Belleville, Il

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/25/2006

last visited: 9/6/2007

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NENE115.6 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of The Gray Family Cemetery & First Presbyterian Church

in Illinois Historical Markers

Amazing this large brick church, and not a sign of its existence and only removed after 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/14/2010

last visited: 4/26/2015

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NENE115.6 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersHome of Thomasanne Payne - Grayville, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

Songwriter

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: never

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NENE115.7 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersGray Family Home - Grayville, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

William Gray the founder of Grayville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/23/2018

last visited: never

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NENE115.7 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersHome of Edith Helm, Grayville

in Illinois Historical Markers

Eleanor Roosevelt visited her here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/24/2010

last visited: never

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NENE115.9 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Mitchell House ~ Grayville, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

House no longer stands, and is best known for its Hotel use days.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/29/2010

last visited: never

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NENE115.9 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersGrayville Saloon

in Illinois Historical Markers

Rough and tough river town, was full of saloons. This was the toughest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/29/2009

last visited: 6/1/2013

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NENE115.9 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersWanborough, Illinois

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The Wanborough, Illinois historical marker is located in the Wanborough Cemetery about 1.5 miles west of Albion, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/17/2009

last visited: 12/17/2009

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NENE116 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersWabash House - Grayville, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

Perfect for the "Rough and Ready" crowd coming off the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: 7/18/2018

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NENE117.2 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersGeorge Rogers Clark marker- Flora, Illinois.

in Illinois Historical Markers

DAR plaque about George Rogers Clark at Flora train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/22/2011

last visited: 2/19/2011

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NENE117.5 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln

in Illinois Historical Markers

Where Lincoln spoke in Edwards County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/4/2008

last visited: 11/13/2006

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NENE117.6 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersFlora

in Illinois Historical Markers

Founding of Flora

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/27/2014

last visited: never

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