Near Hecker in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Prairie Du Long, Illinois
The first church ever to be consecrated in Illinois was consecrated here in 1838
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
Location. 38° 18.576′ N, 90° 1.411′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2409 Cemetery Road, Waterloo IL 62298, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Martini Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Site of the First English Speaking School in Illinois (approx. 6˝ miles away); In Memory of All American Veterans (approx. 6.7 miles away); World War I Grave Markers (approx. 6.7 miles away); James Lemen (approx. 6.8 miles away); Potter's Field (approx. 6.8 miles away); North County Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); Civil War Grave Markers (approx. 6.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.