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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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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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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 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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Missouri Historical MarkersSpickard Missouri

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When the Railroad left, then Interstates drew traffic elsewhere, this town began to die.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/17/2013

last visited: never

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Missouri Historical MarkersLa Grange Artesian Well - La Grange, MO

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An artesian well that has served this city well, pardon the pun.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/5/2013

last visited: never

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