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Hoyleton in Washington County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Hoyleton

 
 
Hoyleton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, March 4, 2020
1. Hoyleton Marker
Inscription.  
Platted as a town in 1858 by J.A. Bent and O. Miner.


Settled by easterners and named after one Henry Hoyle a pioneer

This tablet dedicated August 2, 1941
The 60th anniversary of Hoyleton as an incorporated village

Hoyleton centennial celebrated August 1-2, 1958
 
Erected 1941.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 38° 26.764′ N, 89° 16.338′ W. Marker is in Hoyleton, Illinois, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Park Street and East Maple Street, on the right when traveling north on North Park Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 286 N Park St, Hoyleton IL 62803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village Fire Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois Agricultural College (approx. 6 miles away); The Third Principal Meridian (approx. 7.2 miles away); Centralia Coal Company Mine No. 5 Disaster
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(approx. 8.2 miles away); World Wars I & II Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away); Veterans Tribute (approx. 9 miles away); Medal of Honor (approx. 9 miles away); Legends live Forever (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
Hoyleton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, March 4, 2020
2. Hoyleton Marker
Marker is on the right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 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 28 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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