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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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Tall Paul as he is now known at this location, is possibly the first Paul Bunyan. As he was originally in front of the Paul Bunyan café, on Route 66 in Flagstaff. Now located alongside Route 66 in Atlanta, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/4/2016

last visited: 11/7/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersWheels of Fortune on 66 - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.

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Wheels of Fortune on 66 - From rags to riches & back again. The tumultuous relationship between business & The Mother Road, is captured through pictures & audio on this Historic Marker. Located in Atlanta the Midpoint of Route 66 in Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/2/2016

last visited: 11/3/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersLooking For Lincoln - Historical Markers - Atlanta, Illinois

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Looking for Lincoln - Historical Markers - This marker is located on Route 66, opposite Tall Paul a Hot Dog toting muffler man, by far the most popular visitor attraction on the Mother Road, through Atlanta, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 1/22/2015

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersAtlanta Public Library-Museum - Atlanta, Illinois

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Historical marker commemorating the creation of the Atlanta Public Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/13/2007

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersJ. H. Hawes Grain Elevator - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.

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The J. H. Hawes Grain Elevator Historic Marker - Located in the grounds of the oldest wooden grain elevator in Illinois, built in 1904. The museum it houses was established In 2003. Located in the small Route 66 Town of Atlanta, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/1/2016

last visited: 11/3/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District McLean/Logan County Line Marker - Atlanta, IL

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The "border marker" for McLean / Logan Counties along the Eighth Judicial District Circuit route that Lincoln traveled with his fellow lawyers to conduct legal duties.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/14/2016

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersFunks Grove - Shirley, Illinois, USA.

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Funks Grove Maple Syrup Farm, a Route 66 roadside attraction. Also the Midpoint of the Illinois Historic Route 66, and now a Mother Road, Gift shop and yes still selling Syrup, Located near Shirley, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/8/2016

last visited: 11/8/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersBloomington-Normal, Illinois

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Illinois historical marker in the I-55 Funk's Grove Rest Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/5/2006

last visited: 5/14/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln College marker - Lincoln, IL

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A marker to Abraham Lincoln's namesake college in the first city named for him before he became President.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 10/9/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersRobert B. Latham Home

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Historical location in Lincoln, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 11/20/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Public Library

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A marker with information about the historical Lincoln Public Library

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 11/20/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's Lincoln markers - Lincoln, IL

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A Looking for Lincoln marker and an adjacent Illinois State Historical Society marker explain Lincoln's connection to his namesake town Lincoln, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/8/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLogan County Circuit Court

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Located on the grounds of the Logan County Courthouse in IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln traveled this way... - Lincoln, IL

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The marker continues: ...AS HE RODE THE CIRCUIT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT *** 1847-1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/8/2011

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersPostville Courthouse Site

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Located along Route 66 in Lincoln, Illinois. Go in and take the tour and enjoy the short video. It's free!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/28/2006

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersDeskins Tavern - Lincoln, IL

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Deskins Tavern was where Lincoln and others stayed and ate while doing business at the Postville Courthouse across the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersPostville Park - Lincoln, IL

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Here, Russell Post founded Postville, and on the town green Abraham Lincoln and others played Townball, a predecessor to baseball.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: 6/24/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersHistoric Route 66 - Worlds Largest Covered Wagon - Lincoln, Illinois, USA.

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As you trip on Route 66, You cant miss The largest covered wagon in the World, With Abe Lincoln seated at the reigns. Located in Lincoln, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst Vacation Bible School Historical Marker, Tazewell County, Hopedale, Illinois.

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This Historical marker locates the First Vacation Bible School ever held in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/13/2009

last visited: 10/23/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersWar on the Horizon, Looking for Lincoln — Clinton, IL

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Commemorates the response of DeWitt County's men to Lincoln's urgent request for troops at the outbreak of the Civil War and his first meeting with George B. McClellan here. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln and The Law, Looking for Lincoln — Clinton, IL

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Commemorates the cases Lincoln tried, as well as the time Lincoln and Douglas worked as partners on a case in Clinton, Illinois. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersYou Can't Fool the People / Lincoln at Work and Play, Looking for Lincoln — Clinton, IL

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Commemorates Lincoln's memorable speech and the agreeing to the Lincoln Douglas debates in Clinton, Illinois in 1858 as well as Lincoln's other feats of skill. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Rode the Circuit in Clinton, Illinois

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Nice plaque in Clinton, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 7/10/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Practiced law here. Clinton, Illinois

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Lincoln worked here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 5/2/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersHumorous Moments, Looking for Lincoln - Clinton, IL

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Commemorates the good times Lincoln had here while riding the judicial circuit through Clinton, IL. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: never

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