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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 MarkersSite of Palmyra

in Illinois Historical Markers

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 MarkersSt. Francisville Log Cabin

in Illinois Historical Markers

Now the museum for the St. Francisville Woman's Club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/1/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersTo Victory

in Illinois Historical Markers

Col. Clark's march to Vincennes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/22/2008

last visited: 10/13/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersSt. Francis Xavier Church

in Illinois Historical Markers

Around since 1818, and responsible for towns name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersMorris Birkbeck

in Illinois Historical Markers

Founded an English Colony here in 1817.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/7/2009

last visited: 9/1/2019

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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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Illinois Historical MarkersGolden Rule Insurance Company, inc. - 1940 - Lawrenceville, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you," - The Golden Rule

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln in Lawrenceville

in Illinois Historical Markers

Local dispute where Lincoln is accused of being the aggressor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/4/2008

last visited: 4/17/2010

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Illinois Historical MarkersVincennes Tract

in Illinois Historical Markers

First parcel of land in Illinois ceded by the Indians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/8/2008

last visited: 4/10/2007

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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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NENE30.7 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersVincennes in the American Revolution

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George Rogers Clark winning territory for the Commonwealth of Virginia, eventually became the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/20/2008

last visited: 6/8/2017

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SWSW30.9 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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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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Illinois Historical MarkersGray Family Home - Grayville, IL

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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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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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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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Illinois Historical MarkersHome of Thomasanne Payne - Grayville, IL

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Songwriter

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: never

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SWSW31.4 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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Illinois Historical MarkersGeorge Field Army Air Corps Base - Lawrenceville, IL

in Illinois Historical Markers

Commanders, training on World War Air Base.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/25/2008

last visited: 3/21/2009

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NWNW38.8 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersRobert Ridgway and Bird Haven

in Illinois Historical Markers

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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NWNW40.6 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: 8/29/2019

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NWNW41.5 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersHistory of the Olney Albino Grey Squirrel

in Illinois Historical Markers

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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NWNW41.5 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersSolar Power in Olney, Illinois

in Illinois Historical Markers

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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SWSW49.7 km

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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 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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