Collinsville in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Robert Prager Lynching Site
Erected 2020 by The Prager Memorial Committee and the Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 5, 1918.
Location. 38° 39.554′ N, 90° 0.69′ W. Marker is in Collinsville, Illinois, in Madison County Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 National Terrace, Collinsville IL 62234, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to the Glory of God and to the Veterans of all Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Collinsville (approx. 1.1 miles away); The D.D. Collins House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Willoughby Family Legacy (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Blum House (approx. 1.3 miles away); The 1960's Additions to the Library Building (approx. 1.3 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pan (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Collinsville.
More about this marker. The marker was dedicated on June 13, 2020. It was originally set to happen on April 4 but was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns.
Also see . . . Robert Prager on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 13, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2020. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 171 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.