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Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers

 

110 years Working Millstones

 
Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
1. Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker
Inscription.
Plaque One
These Millstones long in the Service
of our Pioneers dedicated to their memory
by the Edgar County Historical Society
1817 - 1927

Plaque Two
From the Lewis Jones Farm near Nevins presented to Edgar County by his son William Shields Jones, M.D. of Redmon 1861 - 1949
 
Erected by William Shields Jones, M.D.
 
Location. 39° 36.69′ N, 87° 41.73′ W. Marker is in Paris, Illinois, in Edgar County. Marker is on East Court Street east of Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Edgar County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Paris IL 61944, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Zion's Camp March (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (within shouting distance of this marker); One of The Original Milestones (# 93) (approx. 6.8 miles away); Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll
Plaque Two - - Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
2. Plaque Two - - Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker
(approx. 9.4 miles away); One of The Original Milestones (# 97) (approx. 10.9 miles away); Fancher Pony Truss Bridge (approx. 13.2 miles away); Ernie Pyle - - Home (approx. 17.1 miles away in Indiana). Click for a list of all markers in Paris.
 
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Obverse Side - - The Millstones image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
3. Obverse Side - - The Millstones
Long View - - Millstones image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
4. Long View - - Millstones
Wide View - - Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
5. Wide View - - Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker
Edgar County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
6. Edgar County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 712 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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