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Paris in Edgar County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois

 
 
1921 Plaque - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
1. 1921 Plaque - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker
(Click any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription.
First Plaque - Front of Boulder
1775 - D. A. R. (Crest) - 1783
To the Honor and Glory
of the Soldiers of the
- American Revolution -
who are buried in Edgar Co.
Row One
Elijah Austin Hugh Barr James Benson Gurdin Burnham Elijah Clay John Conrey William Gannon, Sr. Ferrel Hester William Hurst William James

Row Two
James Knight, Sr. William Meadows William Means Asa Moore Stephen Ogden George Redmon Daniel Rhodes Daniel Rowell Wilson Tharp John Tutwiler Abraham Wood
This Tablet is Dedicated
with Grateful Reverence
by the
Madam Rachel Edgar Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
1921

Second Plaque - 1974 - Obverse of Boulder
1775 - D. A. R. (Crest) - 1783
To the Honor and Glory
of the Soldiers of the
American Revolution
who are buried in Edgar Co.
William Craig William Combs John Edmiston Ambrose Hotchkiss James Mullins Aaron Pinson Jacob Reed (Read)
This Tablet is Dedicated
with Grateful Reverence
by the
Madam Rachel Edgar Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
1974

 
Erected
1974 Plaque - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
2. 1974 Plaque - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker
This plaque is on the obverse side of the boulder.
1921 by Madam Rachel Edgar Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 36.69′ N, 87° 41.711′ W. Marker is in Paris, Illinois, in Edgar County. Marker is on North Main Street north of East Court Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on the East lawn 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. Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Zion's Camp March (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); One of The Original Milestones (# 93) (approx. 6.8 miles away); Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll (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.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
1921 Plaque Wide View - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
3. 1921 Plaque Wide View - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker
1974 Plaque Wide View - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
4. 1974 Plaque Wide View - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker
1921 Plaque Other View - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
5. 1921 Plaque Other View - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker
1974 Plaque Other View - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
6. 1974 Plaque Other View - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker
1921 Plaque Long View - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
7. 1921 Plaque Long View - - American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois Marker
West Lawn - - Water Fountain Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
8. West Lawn - - Water Fountain
South West Lawn - - Geodetic Survey "Bench Mark" Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
9. South West Lawn - - Geodetic Survey "Bench Mark"
South West Corner - - Edgar County 1891 Courthouse - Paris, Illinois Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
10. South West Corner - - Edgar County 1891 Courthouse - Paris, Illinois
Left Section - South Side - - Edgar County 1891 Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
11. Left Section - South Side - - Edgar County 1891 Courthouse
Center Section South Side - - Edgar County 1891 Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
12. Center Section South Side - - Edgar County 1891 Courthouse
Right Section South Side - - Edgar County 1891 Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
13. Right Section South Side - - Edgar County 1891 Courthouse
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,873 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on October 19, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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