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Illinois Historical MarkersLooking For Lincoln - 3rd Debate - Jonesboro, Illinois

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Historical marker commemorating the third Lincoln - Douglas debate at the former fairgrounds in Jonesboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2009

last visited: 9/21/2013

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Signs of HistoryThird Lincoln - Douglas Debate Plaque - Jonesboro, Illinois

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Plaque commemorating the third of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas which took place in Jonesboro, Illinois on September 15, 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2009

last visited: 12/3/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersWhere Lincoln Walked - Jonesboro, IL

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Another in the Looking for Lincoln series, detailing Lincoln's visit to the town for his third debate with Douglas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln-Douglas Debate

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Historical marker in the center of Jonesboro, IL. The center of town

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 5/22/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersAnna-Jonesboro

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This old Illinois Historical marker, commemorating the founding of Union County and the towns of Jonesboro and Anna, has seen better days.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 7/22/2006

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Commercial CommemorationsGeorge Washington - 200 years - Anna-Jonesboro, IL

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In the Garden Club Park, Anna

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/2/2017

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersWelcome to Illinois

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This Illinois Historical Marker is located at a roadside rest area near the bridge to Illinois from Cape Giradeau, MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 9/17/2011

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Missouri Historical MarkersLewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri - Cape Girardeau, Mo.

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This marker is located in Cape Rock Park. The park is located at the end of North Cape Rock Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/28/2012

last visited: 8/25/2012

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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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Missouri Historical MarkersThe Mississippi River - Cape Girardeau, Mo.

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This small marker is just west of the flood wall and to the east of the railroad tracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/7/2012

last visited: 1/24/2015

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Missouri Historical MarkersFilburn & Sloan Commission House - Cape Girardeau, Missouri

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This small brass plaque is located at 47 & 49 North Water Street and describes one of the buildings in the Warehouse Row Historical District in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/7/2012

last visited: 5/31/2008

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Signs of HistoryCommon Pleas Courthouse - Cape Girardeau, Missouri

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The beautiful historic courthouse and park sit high on a hill overlooking the Cape Girardeau historic district and the Mississippi River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 3/21/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersRoute of George Rogers Clark

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Small, granite marker along Route 146, west of Vienna, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/6/2009

last visited: 4/11/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois

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This Mississippi River formation goes by several names, Grand Tower, Tower Rock, etc. To learn more, view the links inside.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/27/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark Expedition - Grand Tower

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Daniel Boone's nephew and Lewis & Clark, this remote location saw its share of history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/27/2010

last visited: never

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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 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 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 MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois - Thebes, Illinois

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Historical marker located at wayside along the Mississippi River just north of Thebes.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/5/2009

last visited: 6/5/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersSteamboats on the Mississippi River

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This marker is placed at a roadside rest area and scenic overlook off of Route 3 in Thebes, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2006

last visited: 8/5/2011

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Missouri Historical MarkersCape Girardeau - Cape Girardeau, Missouri

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This marker can be found in Cape Girardeau County Park on the South side of US Highway 61.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/22/2009

last visited: 11/20/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersThebes Courthouse - Thebes, Illinois

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This is a wooden sign placed by the Town of Thebes describing the very historical Thebes (former Alexander County)Courthouse. It is located at Oak and 5th Streets in Thebes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/21/2012

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersCantonment Wilkinson-Ville

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Site of Old Army Post, 1797.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/24/2008

last visited: 7/16/2018

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Illinois Historical MarkersRoute of Gen. Geo. Rogers Clark

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One of a series of placements by the DAR

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/2/2009

last visited: never

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