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Harrisburg in Saline County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Chenault School

 
 
Chenault School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, March 5, 2020
1. Chenault School Marker
Inscription.  The Chenault School was built in 1919 to replace the original log cabin school built in 1859. It was moved from the original site located in Section 8 of Raleigh Township in 1971 and contains the original desks, blackboards, and books.
 
Erected by Saline County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 37° 43.141′ N, 88° 33.144′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Illinois, in Saline County. Marker can be reached from South Feazel Street just north of Bauman Lane, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on the grounds of Saline County Pioneer Village, in front of the schoolhouse which is next to the old Poor House/Saline County Area Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 S Feazel St, Harrisburg IL 62946, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hog Scalding Kettle (a few steps from this marker); The Poor House (a few steps from this marker); The Pauper House (within shouting distance of this marker); Guard and Chossier Salt Kettles
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Aydolette Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Cain Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pauper Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Blockhouses (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Chenault School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, March 5, 2020
2. Chenault School
Marker is in front of the one-room schoolhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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