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Near Vienna in Johnson County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Route of Gen. George Rogers Clark

 
 
Route of Gen. George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, November 26, 2020
1. Route of Gen. George Rogers Clark Marker
Inscription.  

Route of
Gen. George Rogers Clark
on march from Ft. Massac
to Kaskaskia 1778

 
Erected 1913 by Daughters of the American Revolution (Daniel Chapman Chapter).
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
 
Location. 37° 25.463′ N, 88° 57.172′ W. Marker is near Vienna, Illinois, in Johnson County. Marker is on Illinois Route 146 west of Ashwood Lane, on the right when traveling west. Marker is on a roadside pullout. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3482 IL-146, Vienna IL 62995, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thirteen Hundred and Sixty-four Volunteers (approx. 3.2 miles away); Johnson County Courthouse (approx. 3.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Veterans (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Route of Gen. George Rogers Clark
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(approx. 3.2 miles away); Route of General George Rogers Clark (approx. 6.8 miles away); George Rogers Clark Campsite (approx. 7.7 miles away); King Neptune (approx. 9.9 miles away); a different marker also named King Neptune (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
More about this marker. There is also a marker with the same title and inscription (also erected by the Daniel Chapman Chapter DAR) on the grounds of Johnson County courthouse in Vienna.
 
Also see . . .  George Rogers Clark on Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 28, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
 
Route of Gen. George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, November 26, 2020
2. Route of Gen. George Rogers Clark Marker
Close-up of marker and sign above it.
Route of Gen. George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, November 26, 2020
3. Route of Gen. George Rogers Clark Marker
Marker is on a roadside pullout just three miles west of Vienna.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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