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Edgar County Markers
Illinois (Edgar County), Chrisman — One of The Original Milestones (# 93)
One of the original Milestones which marked the trail from Vincennes to Chicago. This stone was No. 93 which designated the number of miles from Vincennes. — Map (db m11651) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Chrisman — One of The Original Milestones (# 97)
One of the original Milestones which marked the Trail from Vincennes to Chicago. This stone was No. 97 which designated the number of miles from Vincennes. — Map (db m11658) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Chrisman — Pontiac Peace Treaty
A few miles west of here on July 18, 1765, Pontiac, an Ottawa Chief, and George Croghan, British Representative, met in a formal peace council which ended the most threatening Indian uprising against the British in North America. Following the French and Indian War (1754 - 1763), many Indian tribes showed dissatisfaction with British rule. Indian leaders believed the land belonged to the Indians and that the French and British occupied it only by their consent, but the British had no intention . . . — Map (db m10997) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Grandview — Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll
Center Panel To Honor The Men and Women who Have Served Our Country Left Panel W W I Apr. 6, 1916 — Nov. 11, 1918 Atwill Augustus • Basil Bennett • Emil Bennett • James R. Bolin, Sr. • Rholand Fitzpatrick • Oscar Grable • Lloyd L. Hargis • Archie Hickman • William Jamison • Arlie Kemper • David O. Kime • David B. Long • Revell Querry • George Ryan • James C. Selders • Clifford O. White • William White • John B. Yowell W W II Dec. 7, 1941 — . . . — Map (db m30946) WM
Illinois (Edgar County), Kansas — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Edgar / Coles Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m10988) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Paris, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10937) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois
First Plaque - Front of Boulder 1775 - D. A. R. (Crest) - 1783 To the Honor and Glory of the Soldiers of the - American Revolution - who are buried in Edgar Co. Row One Elijah Austin • Hugh Barr • James Benson • Gurdin Burnham • Elijah Clay • John Conrey • William Gannon, Sr. • Ferrel Hester • William Hurst • William James Row Two James Knight, Sr. • William Meadows • William Means • Asa Moore • Stephen Ogden • George Redmon • Daniel . . . — Map (db m23460) WM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers — 110 years Working Millstones
Plaque One These Millstones long in the Service of our Pioneers dedicated to their memory by the Edgar County Historical Society 1817 - 1927 Plaque Two From the Lewis Jones Farm near Nevins presented to Edgar County by his son William Shields Jones, M.D. of Redmon 1861 - 1949 — Map (db m23457) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Zion's Camp March — Through Edgar County
In 1834, Joseph Smith, prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS), together with about 200 LDS Volunteers from Kirtland, Ohio, marched to assist threatened church members in Jackson County, Missouri. Called “Zion’s Camp,” this armed group crossed the Wabash River into Edgar County on May 24, encamped near the river, and after observing the Sabbath passed through Paris on May 26, causing uneasiness among local residents who misunderstood their purpose. The trek . . . — Map (db m23351) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Ridge Farm — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Vermilion / Edgar Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m10698) HM
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