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Enfield in White County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Southern Illinois College

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, July 23, 2021
1. Southern Illinois College Marker
Inscription.  Alma mater of United States Senators William E. Borah, Idaho, and Wesley L. Jones, Washington. This educational institution was chartered by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church (1873). From the 1890's until 1935 it was a public school. It was purchased for use as a community center by the Kiwanis Club and Enfield Citizens in 1967.
 
Erected 1967 by White County Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 38° 5.965′ N, 88° 20.223′ W. Marker is in Enfield, Illinois, in White County. Marker is on East Main Street west of Sacramento Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 E Main St, Enfield IL 62835, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Presbyterian Church In Illinois (approx. 4.4 miles
Southern Illinois College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, July 23, 2021
2. Southern Illinois College Marker
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away); War Emergency Pipeline (approx. 8.3 miles away); Colonel Conger House (approx. 9˝ miles away); "Flow Gently, Sweet Afton" (approx. 9˝ miles away); Bell of St. Johns (approx. 9˝ miles away); Ratcliff Inn (approx. 9.7 miles away); Carmi's Oldest House (approx. 9.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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