Edwardsville in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In Memory of Dr. Thomas R. Yates
In Memory of
Dr. Thomas R. Yates
March 3, 1948
November 20, 1994
Founding member of City Park Gardeners
One who believed that in books and in gardens we may discover the best in ourselves
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & Forestry • Parks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 38° 48.65′ N, 89° 57.2′ W. Marker is in Edwardsville, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from East Park Street. The marker is located in Edwardsville City Park, behind Edwardsville Public Library. The marker is a bronze plaque laying flat in the flowerbed located near the Library's southeast corner. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 East Park Street, 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. In grateful memory of the early settlers (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleaon Etzkorn Bandstand (within shouting distance of this marker); The Madison County Centennial Monument (within shouting distance of this Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech (approx. ¼ mile away); Benjamin Stephenson House (approx. ¼ mile away); Ninian Edwards (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edwardsville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edwardsville National Bank Clock (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edwardsville.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2012, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on February 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2012, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.