Near Fults in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In Memory of Robert Kidd
— 1778 - 1780 —
Served under the command of Col. George Rogers Clark in the Virginia line, the capture of Kaskaskia & the capture of Fort Vincennes.
Revolutionary War Soldier
Born 1747 - Died March 4, 1836
Erected 2011 by Arthur Kissel - great, great, great grandson; Whiteside Station Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 4, 1836.
Location. 38° 10.025′ N, 90° 12.324′ W. Marker is near Fults, Illinois, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Bluff Road (Illinois Route 3) just west of Fults Road, on the right when traveling east. The marker is on the grounds of St. John's Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2934 Bluff Road, Fults IL 62244, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this markerKidd, Illinois (approx. 3.9 miles away); Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Village of Maeystown, Ill. (approx. 4.2 miles away); St. John's First Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Village of Maeystown (approx. 4.3 miles away); Maeystown (approx. 4.3 miles away); "James McRoberts and Mary his wife settled this place in the year of our Lord 1798"* (approx. 4.4 miles away); Historic Conservation at Foglepole (approx. 4.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 3, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. 2. submitted on January 17, 2020, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.