Near Maeystown in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
"James McRoberts and Mary his wife settled this place in the year of our Lord 1798"*
*Exact inscription on the stone mantelpiece of the house built in 1798, and which is still used as a residence.
Erected 1976 by Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society of Omaha Nebraska Waterloo Illinois, Camp no. 0233.
Location. 38° 13.603′ N, 90° 13.976′ W. Marker is near Maeystown, Illinois, in Monroe County. Marker is on Maeystown Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maeystown IL 62256, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Maeystown (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Village of Maeystown (about 400 feet away); St. John's First Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Village of Maeystown, Ill. (approx. 0.3 miles away); William H. Bissell (approx. 2.4 miles away); Pioneer Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Salem-Baum Evangelical Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); In Memory of Robert Kidd (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maeystown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2020. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2019. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 30, 2019. 2. submitted on January 15, 2020, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.