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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 MarkersWilliam A. Sunday

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A marker that commemorates an Evangelist and his revival that was held in Murphysboro, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/11/2015

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersCompany H 27th Illinois Infantry

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Marker commemorating the raising of a local Infantry unit during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst Coal Mine in Illinois-Murphysboro, IL

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Located on the southeast corner of the courthouse square, this historical sign celebrates Illinois' first coal mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/4/2013

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersLogan Day 1914

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This marker commemorates the Logan Day celebration in 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersColonel Lindorf Ozburn

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This marker is dedicated to a Jackson County military man.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersIsrael Blanchard

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This marker commemorates a man arrested during the turbulent times of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersDr. John Logan

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A marker commemorating the life of Dr. John Logan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersMajor General John A. Logan

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This marker stands at the birthplace of John A. Logan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

Image for Red Star Mill ~ Du Quoin, ILview gallery

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Illinois Historical MarkersRed Star Mill ~ Du Quoin, IL

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Du Quoin, home of Illinois' State Fair, and Harness Racing. If you chose to go there, the name is pronounced "Dew Coin".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/9/2010

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 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 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 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 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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