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Olive Branch in Alexander County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ole London Farm

 
 
Ole London Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, February 20, 2011
1. Ole London Farm Marker
Inscription. In 1879, Nathan London, of St. Louis, bought this 20 acre land tract. His son, Filmore, was deeded the land. Now the Jos. Blakemore family owns it. Ruth B. Chambers, only living grandchild, was honored here, Labor Day, 1999.
 
Location. 37° 9.35′ N, 89° 21.617′ W. Marker is in Olive Branch, Illinois, in Alexander County. Marker is on Miller City Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Olive Branch IL 62969, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Hope Missionary Baptist Church (approx. mile away); London School (approx. mile away); Cape Girardeau River Crossings (approx. 13.1 miles away in Missouri); Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company (approx. 13.1 miles away in Missouri); St Vincent's Seminary and Southeast Missouri State University (approx. 13.1 miles away in Missouri); Cape Girardeau and the Railroad (approx. 13.1 miles away in Missouri); Champion Beech Tree (approx. 13.2 miles away in Missouri); River Commerce (approx. 13.2 miles away in Missouri). Click for a list of all markers in Olive Branch.
 
Categories. African AmericansAgriculture
 
Ole London Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, February 20, 2011
2. Ole London Farm Marker
Looking west into the farm.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 424 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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