Valmeyer in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
His nephew, Shadrach Bond the first Governor of the State of Illinois (1818-1892) moved here from Maryland in 1794 and lived with him until 1810. He purchased land near Moredock Lake where he lived until 1814. He died in Kaskaskia in 1832.
Erected 1974 by Monroe County Historical Society.
Location. 38° 21.728′ N, 90° 16.787′ W. Marker is in Valmeyer, Illinois, in Monroe County. Marker is on Bluff Road (at milepost 3,100), just east of Fountain Road (Local Road 3200), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9204 Bluff Road, Waterloo IL 62298, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eagle Cliff / Miles Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Salem-Baum Evangelical Church (approx. 6 miles away); Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Wartburg (approx. 6.8 miles away); Whiteside Station Veterans Memorial for All Wars (approx. 7 miles away); American Freedom Fighter and Palestinian Girl (approx. 7 miles away); Miller-Fiege Home (approx. 7.1 miles away); Peterstown and the Merchant Prince (approx. 7.1 miles away).
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.