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Near Libertyville in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Adlai Ewing Stevenson II

1900 – 1965

 
 
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ron Stocks, March 28, 2011
1. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II Marker
Inscription. Adlai Ewing Stevenson – Governor of Illinois from 1949 to 1953, twice the Democratic Party nominee for president, and United States Ambassador to the United Nations – Built this residence in 1938. Known as "The Farm," the house, outbuildings, and surrounding meadows and woods comprise seventy acres. Throughout his career of public service, Stevenson often returned to the farm for rest and inspiration. The property is now owned by the Lake County Forest Preserve District.
 
Erected 1984 by The Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 42° 13.77′ N, 87° 55.533′ W. Marker is near Libertyville, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker is on North Saint Mary's Road (County Route 19) half a mile north of West Everett Road (County Route 40), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25200 N Saint Marys Road, Libertyville IL 60048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Rondout Train Robbery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Cook Memorial Library (approx. 4.3
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ron Stocks, March 28, 2011
2. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II Marker
miles away); Creamery (approx. 5.1 miles away); Ritzenthaler Farmhouse (approx. 5.1 miles away); Sauer Family Residence (approx. 5.1 miles away); Sauer General Store (approx. 5.1 miles away); Pre-Civil War Residence (approx. 5.1 miles away); Fred Sauer Residence (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home. (Submitted on March 28, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
Adlai Ewing Stevenson II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ron Stocks, March 28, 2011
3. Adlai Ewing Stevenson II Marker
"The Farm" image. Click for full size.
By Ron Stocks, March 28, 2011
4. "The Farm"
Marker near entrance to "The Farm" image. Click for full size.
By Ron Stocks, March 28, 2011
5. Marker near entrance to "The Farm"
Sign along Saint Mary's Road at entrance to "The Farm" image. Click for full size.
By Ron Stocks, March 28, 2011
6. Sign along Saint Mary's Road at entrance to "The Farm"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 742 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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