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Chatham in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pioneer Park

 
 
Pioneer Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Senalik, March 26, 2012
1. Pioneer Park Marker
Inscription.
In memory of the first settlers
of Sangamon County
Site of the first settler's home
built by Robert Pulliam
October 20, 1817
200 yards north of here
Public welcome
Property of the Sangamon County
Historical Society

 
Erected by Sangamon County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 38.424′ N, 89° 39.742′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker can be reached from Covered Bridge Road 0.2 miles west of Old Indian Trail, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 694 Covered Bridge Road, Glenarm IL 62536, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dana Thomas House (approx. 10.6 miles away); Lincoln Home National Historic Site (approx. 10.8 miles away); Solomon Allen Barn (approx. 10.8 miles away); George W. Shutt House (approx. 10.8 miles away); Henson Robinson House (approx. 10.8 miles away); Jesse K. Dubois House (approx. 10.8 miles away); Politics in the Neighborhood (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Underground Railroad in Lincoln's Neighborhood (approx. 10.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Sugar Creek Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Larry Senalik, March 26, 2012
2. Sugar Creek Covered Bridge
Covered Bridge built in 1880 that is preserved in the park.
 Hero or hellion? The life and times of Robert Pulliam, patriarch of Sangamon County. Illinois Times (06/24/04) (Submitted on March 27, 2012, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Senalik, March 26, 2012
3. Stone Marker
This marker is also related to the first cabin in Sangamon County but is on Old Indian Trail.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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