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

McCormick Family Plot

 
 
McCormick Family Plot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
1. McCormick Family Plot Marker
Inscription.  Five generations of the McCormick family are buried here in the Big Circle.

Family Patriarch
Henry W. McCormick, Ph. D.
Irish immigrant, farm laborer, teacher, college professor.
For his contribution to the university, McCormick Gym, at Illinois State University is named in his honor.
Wife Numanthia B. Kinyon

 
Erected by Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkEducation.
 
Location. 40° 28.118′ N, 88° 59.314′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Illinois, in McLean County. Marker can be reached from East Miller Street. Marker is located at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 E Miller 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. Adlai Ewing Stevenson I (within shouting distance of this marker); Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourne (about 300 feet away,
McCormick Family Plot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
2. McCormick Family Plot Marker
Wide view of marker at the cemetery.
measured in a direct line); Gridley Family Plot (about 300 feet away); Dorothy Louise Gage (about 400 feet away); Plane Crash Memorial (about 400 feet away); John M. Scott / Charlotte Ann Perry Scott (about 500 feet away); Helen L. Cooper (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomington.
 
Also see . . .  Henry McCormick. From McLean County Museum of History's website, this is a biography on longtime educator McCormick (1837-1918). (Submitted on November 20, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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