Marshall in Clark County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
James Jones 1921 - 77
—The Handy Writers’ Colony —
The house and Colony Grounds are dedicated a Literary Landmark by Friends of Libraries U.S.A.
Erected 2006 by Marshall Friends of the Library, Clark County Historical Society, Marshall Main Street Program, James Jones Literary Society.
Location. 39° 23.522′ N, 87° 41.642′ W. Marker is in Marshall, Illinois, in Clark County. Marker is on Illinois Route 1 north of Archer Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. located at log cabin "Visitor Center" - parking off Plum Street near back of log cabin. (Illinois High #1 - A.K.A.: South Michigan Avenue). Marker is in this post office area: Marshall IL 62441, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Stone Arch Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fancher Pony Truss Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 13.2 miles away); A Civil War Murder (approx. 15 miles away in Indiana); Fairbanks' Massacre (approx. 15.1 miles away in Indiana).
Also see . . . Overview of "The Handy Writers' Colony" ::. Well worth the search and read.! ! A few photos included.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Landmarks • Notable Buildings • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Notable Places •
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