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Near Modoc in Randolph County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dr. George Fisher

 
 
Dr. George Fisher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
1. Dr. George Fisher Marker
Inscription.  George Fisher, early Illinois physician, served as sheriff of Randolph County, member of the first House of Representatives of Indiana Territory, Speaker of the House in the first and third Illinois Territorial Assemblies, (1812-1814, 1816-1818), and member of the first Illinois Constitutional Convention (1818). His body lies here.
 
Erected 1934 by Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 1.401′ N, 89° 58.715′ W. Marker is near Modoc, Illinois, in Randolph County. Marker is on St. Leo's Road (County Route 23) north of Bluff Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5819 Co Rd 23, Red Bud IL 62278, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The American Bottom (approx. 3.2 miles away); Merchants Bank / Ste. Genevieve Savings Bank (approx. 4.6 miles away in Missouri);
Dr. George Fisher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
2. Dr. George Fisher Marker
Close-up of the marker and grave
Louis Bolduc House (approx. 4.7 miles away in Missouri); Sainte Genevieve (approx. 4.7 miles away in Missouri); In Honor of Milice de Ste. Genevieve (approx. 4.8 miles away in Missouri); El Camino Real (approx. 4.8 miles away in Missouri); First Brick House West of Mississippi River (approx. 4.8 miles away in Missouri); Welcome to Sainte Genevieve Parish (approx. 4.8 miles away in Missouri).
 
Also see . . .
1. George Fisher on Wikipedia. Fisher settled in Kaskaskia Territory in 1798, and practiced medicine. His birth year and where he was originally raised is unknown. (Submitted on November 30, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 

2. George Fisher on Findagrave. (Submitted on November 30, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
 
Dr. George Fisher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
3. Dr. George Fisher Marker
Marker and grave are underneath the big tree off St. Leo's Road.
Dr. George Fisher grave image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
4. Dr. George Fisher grave
Under the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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