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Joliet in Will County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Market in Joliet

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, October 2, 2020
1. Market in Joliet Marker
Inscription.  In the 1870's at this site Cleghorn and Mack sold harnesses and saddles, John Gorges made boots and shoes, Patrick Fant sold groceries and crockery, John Dames sold furniture and crockery and Joseph Walker sold toys and notions.
 
Erected by Will-Joliet Bicentennial Park, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 41° 31.529′ N, 88° 5.26′ W. Marker is in Joliet, Illinois, in Will County. Marker is on North Bluff Street north of West Jefferson Street (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling north. Marker is on the grounds of Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 N Bluff St, Joliet IL 60435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Prairie Band of Potawatomi (within shouting distance of this marker); "Frannie" (within shouting distance of this marker); Lester Frank Ward / Fossils (within shouting distance of this marker); Joliet's Business Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Joliet Buildings
Market in Joliet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 2, 2020
2. Market in Joliet Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Quarries Are Us (within shouting distance of this marker); Quarry Workers / Joliet Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); From Prisons to Libraries (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joliet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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