Alton in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1989 by Alton Park and Recreation Commissions and the Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Women. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 38° 53.919′ N, 90° 10.579′ W. Marker is in Alton, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker is on Henry Street north of East 12th Street Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1211 Henry Street, Alton IL 62002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lyman Trumbull House (within shouting distance of this marker); Scott Bibb and the Alton School Desegregation Case (approx. 0.6 miles away); William L. Beatty (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Alton & Sangamon Railroad (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ryder Building (approx. ¾ mile away); Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Alton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lincoln-Douglas Debates! (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alton.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.