Carmi in White County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Colonel Conger House
Erected 1965 by White County Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Illinois State Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1871.
Location. 38° 5.279′ N, 88° 9.816′ W. Marker is in Carmi, Illinois, in White County. Marker is on West Main Street (Illinois Route 1) south of Rice Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 W Main St, Carmi IL 62821, 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. "Flow Gently, Sweet Afton" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bell of St. Johns (approx. Ratcliff Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carmi's Oldest House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Big Prairie Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Former Site of Big Prairie United Methodist Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Southern Illinois College (approx. 9½ miles away); The First Presbyterian Church In Illinois (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carmi.
Also see . . . Everton Conger on Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 24, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.