FIRST - County Seat in Saline County - Raleigh, IL
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N 37° 49.639 W 088° 31.982
16S E 365084 N 4187762
Quick Description: Early law practice marker points out this was also the first county seat.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 3/26/2017 6:41:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMVB0P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Zork V
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Long Description:

County of marker: Saline County
Location of marker: Church St. & Main St., Raleigh
Marker Erected by: The Illinois State Historical Society
Date marker erected: 1956

Marker Text:

INGERSOLL LAW OFFICE
1855 - 1857
Two hundred feet east of here was the Ingersoll law office. Ebon Clark Ingersoll and Robert Green Ingersoll, his younger brother, before they moved to Peoria, had a successful law practice in the Saline County Circuit Court which met in Raleigh, the first county seat of Saline County 1847 - 1859.

FIRST - Classification Variable: Place or Location

Date of FIRST: 1/1/1847

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