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Galesburg in Knox County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ferris Street

 
 
Ferris Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 23, 2020
1. Ferris Street Marker
Inscription.  
Ferris Street
named for
Silvanus Ferris
member of the committee
which purchased the site
of Galesburg in 1835
financial agent and
trustee of Knox College

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 40° 56.921′ N, 90° 22.256′ W. Marker is in Galesburg, Illinois, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of East Ferris Street and North Broad Street, on the right when traveling west on East Ferris Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 N Broad St, Galesburg IL 61401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Galesburg, Illinois (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beecher Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Site of Galesburg Sr. High School (approx. ¼ mile away); Tompkins Street
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Kellogg Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Mary A. Bickerdyke (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galesburg.
 
Ferris Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 23, 2020
2. Ferris Street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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