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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 MarkersLooking for Lincoln - Where did Lincoln Stay? - Vandalia, Illinois

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This is the seventh marker of a series of ten around Vandalia, Illinois, in celebration of the 200th birthday of Abraham

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: 9/22/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersCumberland Road - Vandalia, IL

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The original National Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/15/2008

last visited: 9/16/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Blackwell's White House

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The Colonel planned to make some money off the new state house across the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/15/2008

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLooking for Lincoln - Lincoln as a Polished Politician - Vandalia, Illinois

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This is the second marker of a series of ten around Vandalia, Illinois, in celebration of the 200th birthday of Abraham

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: 9/16/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersThird State Capitol - Vandalia, IL

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Capitol just before they moved it to Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/20/2008

last visited: 1/2/2013

Image for Looking for Lincoln - First Public Protest Against Slavery - Vandalia, Illinoisview gallery

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Illinois Historical MarkersLooking for Lincoln - First Public Protest Against Slavery - Vandalia, Illinois

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This is the third marker of a series of ten around Vandalia, Illinois, in celebration of the 200th birthday of Abraham

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: 9/16/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersSecond State Capitol

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Located on this street, was the capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/15/2008

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLooking for Lincoln - First Elective Office - Vandalia, Illinois

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This is the sixth marker of a series of ten around Vandalia, Illinois, in celebration of the 200th birthday of Abraham

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: 9/16/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Ernst Hotel

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Once a tavern, built for the new German community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/15/2008

last visited: 11/6/2009

Image for Looking for Lincoln - Internal Improvements - Vandalia, Illinoisview gallery

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Illinois Historical MarkersLooking for Lincoln - Internal Improvements - Vandalia, Illinois

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This is the first marker of a series of ten around Vandalia, Illinois, in celebration of the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: 6/13/2018

Image for Looking for Lincoln - Lincoln and the “Long Nine” - Vandalia, Illinoisview gallery

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Illinois Historical MarkersLooking for Lincoln - Lincoln and the “Long Nine” - Vandalia, Illinois

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This is the fourth marker of a series of ten around Vandalia, Illinois, in celebration of the 200th birthday of Abraham

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: 9/16/2011

Image for Looking for Lincoln - Ebenezer Capps Store - Vandalia, Illinoisview gallery

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Illinois Historical MarkersLooking for Lincoln - Ebenezer Capps Store - Vandalia, Illinois

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This is the fifth marker of a series of ten around Vandalia, Illinois, in celebration of the 200th birthday of Abraham

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: 9/22/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersRobert K. McLaughlin Home

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Former state treasure and state senator.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/20/2008

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersHouse of Divine Worship - Vandalia, IL

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Frame building, now brick, built for non-denominational worship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/20/2008

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Trail - Vandalia, Illinois

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This marker set in stone, has been set in the middle of Rogier Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLooking for Lincoln - Lincoln Travels to the Capital - Vandalia, Illinois

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Located in Rogier Park, visiters may locate this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLeClaire, Illiniois

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One of the newest historical markers in Illinois, this marker was placed March 4, 2006.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 5/23/2014

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NWNW138.7 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersGovernor Coles and Slavery

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Historical marker on north side of Edwardsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/13/2006

last visited: 10/31/2010

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Illinois Historical MarkersRobert Ridgway and Bird Haven

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Leading American Ornithologis created a protected area for trees and plants not native to the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/11/2008

last visited: 2/19/2011

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NENE143.2 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersSolar Power in Olney, Illinois

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The First Experimental Solar Power Plant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/1/2008

last visited: 3/15/2007

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Illinois Historical MarkersHistory of the Olney Albino Grey Squirrel

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In a large and beautiful park, on the north side of this southern Illinois county seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/10/2010

last visited: never

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NENE143.2 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln and Douglas in Olney

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The Republicans challenged the Democrats to a debate, but the Democrats, confident of victory, did not accept.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/5/2008

last visited: 5/23/2007

Image for Lewis and Clark Expedition Monument ~ Hartford, ILview gallery

NWNW144.5 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark Expedition Monument ~ Hartford, IL

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One of the places they think they bumped against the Illinois ground, before they landed and make, not only camp, but a fort to remain for the winter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: 10/7/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Palmyra

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County seat of a county so large parts of today's Michigan and Wisconsin, even Canada, were within county lines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/26/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark Expedition ~ Hartford

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Listing of the names.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/10/2009

last visited: never

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