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Near Fults in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In Memory of Robert Kidd

Revolutionary War

— 1778 - 1780 —

 
 
In Memory of Robert Kidd Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, November 3, 2019
1. In Memory of Robert Kidd Marker
Inscription.  
[Left plaque:]
Served under the command of Col. George Rogers Clark in the Virginia line, the capture of Kaskaskia & the capture of Fort Vincennes.

[Right plaque:]
In memory of
Revolutionary War Soldier
Robert Kidd
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 CastlesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) 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
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are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert and Mary McGowan Kidd / Jacob & Elizabeth Green Fults (within shouting distance of this marker); The Village of Fults, Illinois (approx. 0.4 miles away); Renault, Illinois (approx. 3.8 miles away); Kidd, 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fults.
 
In Memory of Robert Kidd Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, February 15, 2020
2. In Memory of Robert Kidd Marker
 
 
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 369 times since then and 17 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.

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