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Highland in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Schiller Chapel

 
 
Schiller Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, July 15, 2020
1. Schiller Chapel Marker
Inscription.  Chapel built in 1884

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: ArchitectureCemeteries & Burial SitesDisasters.
 
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
Schiller Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, July 15, 2020
2. Schiller Chapel Marker
Marker is on the doors of the chapel. Chapel is in Highland City Cemetery.
away, measured in a direct line); Illinois Remembers POW/MIA (approx. 1.9 miles away); Highland (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Illinois Remembers POW/MIA (approx. 2.1 miles away); Deck Cemetery (approx. 2.4 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 38 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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