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Geneseo in Henry County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Nell Elizabeth (Newton) Henningsen (1917-2002)

 
 
Nell Elizabeth (Newton) Henningsen (1917-2002) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2018
1. Nell Elizabeth (Newton) Henningsen (1917-2002) Marker
Inscription.  
This bronze sculpture of a pioneer family is lovingly dedicated to the memory of Nell, Elizabeth (Newton) Henningsen (1917 - 2002). She excelled as a daughter, student, dietician, World War II army dietician, wife, mother, homemaker, grandmother and teacher.

The statue is in honor of the families of faith who came from Bergen, LeRoy, and Geneseo, New York in (1836-1837) to pioneer the founding of Geneseo, Illinois and the original Congregational Church.
 
Erected 2006 by Etlar Hennington; Sheilah Wigant McGee, Artist and Sculptor; Melvin Snook, Concept Artist.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & SettlersWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 2006.
 
Location. 41° 26.967′ N, 90° 9.417′ W. Marker is in Geneseo, Illinois, in Henry County. Marker is on West Pearl Street just east of South Center Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 W Pearl St, Geneseo IL 61254, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Geneseo Endowment For Excellence In Education (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Hammond Henry Hospital Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); This Elm Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); The Colonists (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Geneseo Civil War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Geneseo Township School, Early 1900's (about 300 feet away); Bobbi K. Keller Memorial Fountain (about 300 feet away); Geneseo Gulf War Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Geneseo.
 
Nell Elizabeth (Newton) Henningsen (1917-2002) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2018
2. Nell Elizabeth (Newton) Henningsen (1917-2002) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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