Kaskaskia - Ellis Grove, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kodiak_62
N 37° 58.571 W 089° 52.822
16S E 247003 N 4207087
Quick Description: Second settlement in Illinois, The Territorial Capital and First State Capital
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 8/21/2008 11:37:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM4GGT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
Views: 51

Long Description:
From 1703 until it was washed away by the Mississippi two centuries later, the ancient town of Kaskaskia - the second settlement in Illinios, the Territorial Capital and the First State Capital - stood two miles southwest of here. Fort Kaskaskia State Park and the Menard Home are Memorials to this once prominent village.

Erected by the State of Illinios 1935
County: Randolph

Dedication Date: 1935

Location: Not listed

Website: Not listed

Historical Society: Not listed

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