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Illinois Historical MarkersFort Crevecoeur Stone Monument - Creve Coeur, IL

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This monument marks the approximate location of the fort where the La Salle expedition stayed the winter of 1680 on their way from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/28/2008

last visited: 11/28/2017

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Illinois Historical MarkersPeoria Mineral Springs - Peoria, Illinois

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Historic marker for spring in Peoria, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/12/2011

last visited: 7/24/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersSentinel On the Bluff - Peoria, Illinois

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Marker for historic tree designated a Bicentennial Tree in Peoria, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/12/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSettlement of Peoria, Detweiller Marina - Peoria, IL

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This plaque, mounted on a planter near the Detweiller Marina, is about explorers Marquette and Joilet landing here and having a fort established that would later become the present city of Peoria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/20/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSusan G. Komen marker - Parkview Cemetery, Peoria, IL

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Susan G. Komen, the active civic leader and kind-hearted daughter, sister, wife and mother of two from Peoria, Illinois, left a legacy she never imagined – her life changed the way the world talks about and treats breast cancer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/18/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Steamboat Columbia Disaster

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A marker commemorating a disastrous accident with the Steamboat Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KG1960

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/23/2006

last visited: 9/21/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersUnion League of America marker - Pekin, IL

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State historical marker denoting the founding of the Union League of America in Pekin, IL in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/8/2010

last visited: 8/22/2017

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Judicial Circuit Tazewell County Seat marker - Pekin, IL

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One of a series that marks the route of Lincoln as he rode the Eighth Judicial District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: 8/22/2017

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Illinois Historical MarkersPimiteoui

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Marker located at scenic overlook on Grand View Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/25/2006

last visited: 6/22/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersPeoria Illinois

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This marker commemorates the founding of the City of Peoria, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/25/2006

last visited: 8/31/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersTremont Courthouse, 1839-1850

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The historic Tremont Courthouse, where Lincoln once attended court, no longer stands in this small Central Illinois town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/16/2006

last visited: 6/22/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Tazewell / Woodford County Line Marker - Washington, IL

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/23/2016

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersJubilee College

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Located at the corner of US150 and Princeville-Jubilee Rd, just west of the town of Kickapoo, this sign commemorates Jubilee College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/6/2006

last visited: 5/14/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersMetamora Court House

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A pre-Civil War court house where Abraham Lincoln practiced law.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KG1960

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/22/2006

last visited: 12/27/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Judicial Circuit Woodford County seat marker - Metamora, IL

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One of a series that marks the route of Lincoln as he rode the Eighth Judicial District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/23/2016

last visited: never

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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 MarkersZion Protestant Episcopal Church

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The Zion Protestant Episcopal Church still stands in Brimfield, IL. The historical sign is on the side of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/16/2006

last visited: 5/14/2016

Image for Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Logan / Tazewell County Line Marker  - Delavan, ILview gallery

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Logan / Tazewell County Line Marker - Delavan, IL

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/30/2016

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/1/2016

last visited: 11/3/2016

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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 MarkersTall Paul - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/22/2015

last visited: 10/22/2016

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