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Vandalia in Fayette County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Illinois Legislators Monument

 
 
Illinois Legislators Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
1. Illinois Legislators Monument
Inscription.

John B. E. Canal
A representative from
Madison County in the
General Assembly of Illinois
Born at Baltimore
June 24, 1809
Died at Vandalia
December 31, 1830


Benjamin A. Clark
Representative of the
General Assembly from
Wayne County
Born Febr. 17, 1799
Died in Vandalia
Jan. 9, 1836


William McHenry
A member of the house
of representatives from
White County
Born October 3, 1774
died in Vandalia
February 3, 1835

John Thompson
A Representative of
the Legislature from
Randolph County.
Died at Vandalia in
the Winter Session of
1836

 
Erected by State of Illinois.
 
Location. 38° 57.244′ N, 89° 5.825′ W. Marker is in Vandalia, Illinois, in Fayette County. Click for map. Monument is in South Hill Cemetery, about 300 feet SSE of the intersection of 6th and South Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Vandalia IL 62471, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Frederick Morey, M.D. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederick Remann
John B. E. Canal Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
2. John B. E. Canal Inscription
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Ferdinand Ernst (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elijah Conway Berry (approx. 0.3 miles away); James W. Berry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln Attends Funerals (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Leidig (approx. 0.3 miles away); William C. Greenup (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Vandalia.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Old State Cemetery. The original location of burial. (Submitted on May 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Benjamin A. Clark Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
3. Benjamin A. Clark Inscription
William McHenry Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
4. William McHenry Inscription
John Thompson Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
5. John Thompson Inscription
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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