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Lebanon in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Leon Henry Church

 
 
Leon Henry Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, November 6, 2021
1. Leon Henry Church Marker
Inscription.  Leon Henry Church, Sept 11,1906 -Nov. 8, 1983, for whom the Lebanon historical Boy Scout trail is named, for 44 years centered his life and work here at the Lebanon Advertiser. He founded the Lebanon Historical Society, led the drive to preserve Emerald Indian Mound, was a Boy Scout leader for 67 years, and, with his wife Helen, three times received the McKendree Collage Peter Akers Cup for outstanding alumni service to the college.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 36.24′ N, 89° 48.654′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Marker is on West St. Louis Street (County Road 2) 0.3 miles North St. Clair Street, on the right when traveling west. Located across the street from Lebanon City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 W St Louis St, Lebanon IL 62254, 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. Helen Carolyn Dorothy Saegesser Church (here, next to this marker); Mermaid House Hotel
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(approx. ¼ mile away); The Deneen Family (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Inspiration (approx. 0.6 miles away); Friedrich Franz Karl Hecker (approx. 3.3 miles away); Summerfield Cemetery (approx. 3½ miles away); Illinois Remembers POW/MIA (approx. 4.4 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Leon Henry Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, November 6, 2021
2. Leon Henry Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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