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

West Street

 
 
West Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 23, 2020
1. West Street Marker
Inscription.  
West Street
named for
Nehemiah West
member of the
exploring committee
which selected the site
of Galesburg in 1835

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 40° 56.859′ N, 90° 22.45′ W. Marker is in Galesburg, Illinois, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of North West Street and West Main Street (U.S. 150), on the right when traveling north on North West Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 193 West Main Street, 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. Galesburg, Illinois (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ferris Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beecher Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tompkins Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Original Site of Galesburg Sr. High School (approx. ¼ mile away); Mary A. Bickerdyke (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln-Douglas Debate (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galesburg.
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West Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 23, 2020
2. West Street Marker
View from West Street looking east
 
 
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 78 times since then. 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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