Highland in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Presented to City of Highland July 7, 1884 by Mayor F.B. Suppiger. According to the will of John Suppiger family who died in the Schiller shipwreck, 1875
Declared Historical Landmark August 8, 1974
Restored through the efforts of Highland Historical Society, 1975
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
Location. 38° 45.48′ N, 89° 41.65′ W. Marker is in Highland, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Cemetary north of Koepfli Lane. Marker is mounted to Schiller Chapel, which is located centrally in Highland City Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2731 Cemetary, Highland IL 62249, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Schiller Chapel (here, next to this marker); Spindler Monuments (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Latzer Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Founders' Monuments (about 400 feet Illinois Remembers POW/MIA (approx. 1.9 miles away); Illinois Remembers (approx. 1.9 miles away); Highland (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Illinois Remembers POW/MIA (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.