Monticello in Piatt County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Potawatomi Trail of Death
Erected 1998 by Boy Scout David Moody - Troop 122 (Eagle Award).
Marker series. This marker is included in the Potawatomi - Trail of Death marker series.
Location. 40° 1.629′ N, 88° 34.614′ W. Marker is in Monticello, Illinois, in Piatt County. Marker is on West Railroad Street west of North Park Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located in the 'Monticello City Cemetery'. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello IL 61856, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail of Death (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. ¼ mile away); Piatt County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln in Monticello (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monticello Journeys (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln - Douglas (approx. 1.4 miles away); Railroads Bring Change (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bement Goes to War (approx. 7.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Monticello.
Also see . . .
1. History and More Items:. This Official Web-site of the "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association" is the center of activity and information - with many excellent links. (Submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Trail of Death map::. Also, some facts of things that happened along the way of travel. (Submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. Eye-witness Journals, Letters, & Newspaper Items::. A good Secondary Source location for a number of other reports. (Submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Notable Places •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 809 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 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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