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Bloomington in McLean County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

John M. Scott

Aug. 1, 1824--Jan. 21, 1898

 
 
John M. Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
1. John M. Scott Marker
Inscription.  This is the site of the home of Judge Scott who was a member of the Illinois Supreme Court from 1870 to 1888, and a leading philanthropist of McLean County.

Judge Scott was also one of the founders and the first President of the McLean County Historical Society, continuing in that capacity until his death.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 40° 28.589′ N, 88° 59.6′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Illinois, in McLean County. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 51) near East Olive Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on the grounds of Bloomington City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 East Olive St, Bloomington IL 61701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Asahel Gridley's Bank (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The National Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lost Speech (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Lost Speech (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major's Hall (approx. 0.2 miles
John M. Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
2. John M. Scott Marker
Marker is on the grounds of City Hall (on the far right)
away); Miller-Davis Buildings (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rounds Block (approx. 0.2 miles away); Miller-Davis Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomington.
 
Also see . . .  John M. Scott on Wikipedia. Wiki page for the three-term Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. (Submitted on September 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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