Edwardsville in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 2006 by City of Edwardsville, Friends of LeClaire, and the Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 48.263′ N, 89° 57.074′ W. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edwardsville IL 62025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Stephenson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cleaon Etzkorn Bandstand (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of Dr. Thomas R. Yates (approx. half a mile away); In grateful memory of the early settlers (approx. half a mile away); The Madison County Centennial Monument (approx. half a mile away); Ninian Edwards (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edwardsville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edwardsville.
More about this marker. Marker was dedicated on March 4, 2006, as part of Illinois State Historical Society Markers Week (2/27 to 3/4, 2006).
Also see . . .
1. LeClaire Historic District on Wikipedia. Wikipedia entry about the historic district, which talks about N.O. Nelson's vision for his factory town. (Submitted on December 3, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
2. Friends of LeClaire. Website for the non-profit organization, which has been dedicated to helping restore and promote the history of the LeClaire area since 1991 (Submitted on December 3, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2012, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on December 3, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2012, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.