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Palestine in Crawford County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dubois Tavern

 
 
Dubois Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
1. Dubois Tavern Marker
Inscription. Here stood the Dubois Tavern. Jesse K. Dubois, a close friend of Abraham Lincoln, was an official in the United States Land Office in Palestine from 1849-1853 and later became the Auditor of Public Accounts for Illinois. His son, Fred T. Dubois, became a Senator from Idaho.
 
Erected 1962 by Citizens of Palestine, Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 39° 0.015′ N, 87° 36.702′ W. Marker is in Palestine, Illinois, in Crawford County. Marker is on South Lincoln Street north of East Lamotte Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Palestine IL 62451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cullom Homestead (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Houston - Dickson Store (about 600 feet away); Auntie Gogin's Store (about 600 feet away); The Fife Opera House (about 700 feet away); Kitchell Grist Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gov. Augustus C. French
Looking South - - Dubois Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
2. Looking South - - Dubois Tavern Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Land Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort LaMotte (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Palestine.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Palestine, Illinois ::. This is the Official Web Link to the "Pioneer City" - Palestine, Illinois. Good links to check out. (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Looking North - - Dubois Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
3. Looking North - - Dubois Tavern Marker
Looking North / West - - Dubois Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
4. Looking North / West - - Dubois Tavern Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,002 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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