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

In Memory of Robert Kidd

Revolutionary War

 

1778 - 1780

 
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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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
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 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away);
In Memory of Robert Kidd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, February 15, 2020
2. In Memory of Robert Kidd Marker
The Village of Maeystown, Ill. (approx. 4.2 miles away); St. John's First Church (approx. 4.2 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); Pioneer Mill (approx. 6.7 miles away); Site of the First English Speaking School in Illinois (approx. 8 miles away); Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Wartburg (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2020. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 7 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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