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Illinois Historical MarkersWelcome To Illinois

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A brief history of US-54 and it's name; plus a little of Illinois history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/28/2008

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersIllinois - Hwy 106 (old Hwy US 36)

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This Illinois marker is in a small roadside park on Hwy 106 (old Hwy US 36) about 3 miles SE of Hannibal MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PeterNoG

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/11/2008

last visited: 6/12/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersAtlas

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First permanent Seat of Justice in Pike County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/22/2009

last visited: never

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NENE120.9 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst U.S. Transcontinental Flight

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I found (May 2009) a THC Marker in Texas where he also landed there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/29/2009

last visited: never

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NENE127.5 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of New Philadelphia

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First town founded and legally platted by a black man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersQuincy's German Heritage, Quincy Illinois

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Quincy's German Heritage began in 1829 with Michael Mast from Forchheim, Baden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/13/2012

last visited: 6/20/2021

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Lord's Barn - Quincy IL

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This historical plaque, located directly behind the Gardner Museum, tells the story of what happened on this corner in early 1830's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/7/2014

last visited: 7/3/2020

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Illinois Historical MarkersMormons Fled Missouri, Quincy, Illinois.

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The Mormons landed here after fleeing Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/10/2010

last visited: 7/7/2017

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Illinois Historical MarkersNavy Reserve, Quincy, Illinois.

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A navy reserve training center was built here in the late 1940's

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/10/2010

last visited: 7/6/2017

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Mormons in Quincy marker, Quincy, Illinois.

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The Mormons fled Missouri, and came to Quincy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/9/2010

last visited: 7/7/2017

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Douglas Debate Site 1853 - Quincy IL

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Original Lincoln Douglas Debate Site 1853

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/15/2018

last visited: never

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NN129.4 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln-Douglas Debate - Quincy, IL

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One of the Looking for Lincoln series grace Washington Park, near the relief monument sculpted by Lorado Taft.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/10/2016

last visited: 7/7/2017

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NN129.6 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersPotawatomi Indian Trail of Death marker - St. Boniface Church, Quincy, IL

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Bronze plate on boulder in front of the church commemorating the encampment of 800 Potawatomi Indians in October 1838.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/13/2016

last visited: 12/15/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersAugustine Tolton - Quincy IL

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This historical plaque, at the northwest corner of 7th & Maine, stands in front of St. Boniface Church, and describes an important character in the history of the Catholic Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/6/2014

last visited: 7/7/2017

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Illinois Historical MarkersSt. Peter Church - Quincy IL

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This plaque, affixed to the Maine Street side of city hall, explains the history of this site, and a character who played a historic role in Illinois and Catholic Church history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersOriginal Site Of Quincy College - Quincy IL

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This sign gives a brief history of what happened on this site. Southeast corner of Eighth and Maine in downtown Quincy, in front of the old Knights of Columbus building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/20/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersOrville Hickman Browning - Quincy IL

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This plaque is mounted on the outside wall of St. Boniface School, at the intersection of 7th & Hampshire in downtown Quincy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersWilliam Grimshaw House

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Lawyer, Whig Party member, and delegate to the convention which nominated Lincoln for the presidency.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/8/2009

last visited: never

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NENE129.7 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersReuben Scanland House - Pittsfield, IL

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Mayors House at the time of Lincoln's Senate race, and Mrs. Scanland did not speak very highly of Mr. Lincoln.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/1/2010

last visited: never

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NENE129.7 km

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Illinois Historical MarkersMilton Hay House ~ Pittsfield, IL

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Presidential Secretary to 3 Presidents grew up here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/10/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersCommemorating ~ Pittsfield, IL

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Four men joined in history, who practiced law and politics in Pike County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/22/2009

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersDoctors John Hodgen & Henry Mudd ~ Pittsfield, IL

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Two boys from the same family stock, become famous doctors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/22/2009

last visited: 3/18/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of the Daniel H. Gilmer Home and Law Office - Pittsfield, IL

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And site of Lizzie's tollgate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/1/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersIndian Removals Memorial - Quinsippi Island Park, Quincy, IL

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A bronze plaque on a boulder in the park commemorating the Indian Removals that occurred in 1838, originating in Indiana and passing through Quincy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/13/2016

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Joseph Heck Bakery - Pittsfield,

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Another of Abraham Lincoln's haunts, and in includes food again.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/24/2010

last visited: never

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