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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 MarkersGoshen Road

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Early road that ran from the Ohio River at Shawneetown to the Mississippi river at Edwardsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/28/2008

last visited: 8/11/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersAppellate Courthouse

in Illinois Historical Markers

Built for Supreme Court, later shared with Appellate Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: 9/22/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersMt. Vernon Car Mfg. Co. (Missing)

in Illinois Historical Markers

Railroad car manufacturer, its impact on the town, and its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/18/2008

last visited: 9/2/2015

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NWNW23.8 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersIllinois Agricultural College

in Illinois Historical Markers

Located within Fortmeyer Memorial Park on the north end of Irvington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 11/11/2006

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NWNW24.8 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Third Principal Meridian

in Illinois Historical Markers

The point where the Third Principal Meridian intersects its east-west base line. At least 60 percent of the land in Illinois is measured from and identified by these two important coordinates.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/25/2007

last visited: 7/5/2009

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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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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: 11/12/2019

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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: 11/24/2019

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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: 11/21/2020

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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 MarkersGoshen Road ~ McLeansboro, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

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 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 MarkersGeneral Dean Suspension Bridge, Carlyle, Illinois

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General Dean Suspension Bridge Historical Marker in Carlyle Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/24/2007

last visited: 12/28/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe First Official Endorsement of Abraham Lincoln - Fairfield, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

National historians seemed to have missed this event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/26/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersIn Memory Poor Farm Cemetery - Fairfield, IL

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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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Illinois Historical MarkersGeorge Rogers Clark marker- Flora, Illinois.

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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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Illinois Historical MarkersFlora

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Founding of Flora

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/27/2014

last visited: never

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NENE55.2 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis Baldwin Parsons

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President of a railroad,Civil War General, and Harvard Law Graduate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/29/2008

last visited: 5/23/2007

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SESE57.5 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersSouthern Illinois College

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White County institution that is now a community center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/19/2008

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLiberty's Pioneer Mill

in Illinois Historical Markers

Mill remained active until 1984 in this out of the way town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/7/2008

last visited: 10/20/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe First Presbyterian Church in Illinois

in Illinois Historical Markers

Founding of the First Presbyterian church and its ties with other churches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/6/2008

last visited: 1/1/2011

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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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SESE61.2 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersGalatia United Methodist Church - Galatia, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

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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SESE61.6 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersSharon Church - White County, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

ISHS marker a half mile west of here (Jct. US-45 & CR-1650N), points to this old church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/27/2009

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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