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

Dedicated in Memory of George Rogers Clark

 
 
Dedicated in Memory of George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
1. Dedicated in Memory of George Rogers Clark Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated in Memory of

George Rogers Clark

and his heroic men who captured
Kaskaskia from the British July 4, 1778

 
Erected 1996 by the state societies of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 37° 58.12′ N, 89° 54.638′ W. Marker is near Ellis Grove, Illinois, in Randolph County. Marker can be reached from Park Road half a mile west of Shawneetown Trail (County Route 3). Marker is located at Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site, behind the shelter. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4372 Park Rd, Ellis Grove IL 62241, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beaver Island (here, next to this marker); Kaskaskia Village (here, next to this marker); Lewis and Clark in Illinois (a few steps from this marker);
Dedicated in Memory of George Rogers Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
2. Dedicated in Memory of George Rogers Clark Marker
Marker is on the scenic overlook behind the shelter at Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site.
Kaskaskia Island (a few steps from this marker); Fort Kaskaskia Shelter (a few steps from this marker); Garrison Hill Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Fort Kaskaskia (approx. 0.4 miles away); Looking For a Few Good Men (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellis Grove.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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