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Near Oregon in Ogle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Stinson House

 
 
The Stinson House Marker image. Click for full size.
July 28, 2018
1. The Stinson House Marker
Inscription.  The Chicago and Iowa trail, usually known as the C & I trail, passed through here. Travelers by stage coach, covered wagon, or on horseback between Chicago and Iowa frequently stayed overnight at Capt. Stinson's inn. This center of community life in pioneer days was also a stop on the underground railroad.

This marker was erected from proceeds of the Chana Centennial which was held in Chana, July 1971
 
Erected 1971.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1971.
 
Location. 42° 1.453′ N, 89° 13.217′ W. Marker is near Oregon, Illinois, in Ogle County. Marker is on East Brick Road, 0.1 miles east of North Chana Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oregon IL 61061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Brick Road (approx. 2.9 miles away); Morgan Grist Mill (approx. 4½ miles away); Welcome to Lowden State Park (approx. 5.8 miles away);

The Stinson House as it appears today image. Click for full size.
July 28, 2018
2. The Stinson House as it appears today
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The Black Hawk Statue (approx. 5.8 miles away); Lorado Taft (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Black Hawk War (approx. 5.8 miles away); Stillmans Defeat (approx. 6.1 miles away); Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oregon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2019. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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