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Perry in Pike County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cobb Family Cabin

 
 
Cobb Family Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Emily Pursley, July 28, 2019
1. Cobb Family Cabin Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1837 by a Mr. Cobb who left his family here in 1849. He was killed in the gold fields. Cabin moved here in 1968.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 46.91′ N, 90° 45.031′ W. Marker is in Perry, Illinois, in Pike County. Marker is on Congress Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perry IL 62362, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cross of Gold Speech (approx. 0.3 miles away); Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 0.3 miles away); Perry Church of Christ Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Grant and the 21st IL Regiment (approx. 4.4 miles away); Skinner House (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Little Red Brick (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perry.
 
More about this marker. This cabin is private property. You are welcomed to walk up to it and read the sign but do not try to enter it.
 
Cobb Family Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Emily Pursley, July 28, 2019
2. Cobb Family Cabin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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