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Quincy in Adams County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Stone Smokehouse

Circa 1840

 
 
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Photographed By Jason Voigt, September 8, 2021
1. Stone Smokehouse Marker
Inscription.  This smokehouse was originally built on the Luke and Lucinda Kimmons homestead located approximately two miles south of "Five Points" in Liberty Township. In 1972 it was donated to the Quincy Park District and rebuilt on the Adams Landing log cabin village on Quinsippi Island.

This Smokehouse was Donated by:

Edna Best Kimmons Mays and Robert A. Mays
and
taken down and reconstructed on this site
by Bob and Nick Lansing

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1972.
 
Location. 39° 56.609′ N, 91° 25.471′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Illinois, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Quinsippi Island Road west of Bonansinga Drive. Marker is on Quinsippi Island, as part of a restored log cabin village. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quincy IL 62301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Removals - A Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lord's Cabin (about 300 feet away); Steamboats and Railroads
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Tri-State Business Center (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Latter-Day Saints in Quincy (approx. ¾ mile away); Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 0.8 miles away); Navy Reserve (approx. 0.8 miles away); Niemann Building (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
Regarding Stone Smokehouse. To access this marker, take Bonansinga Drive. Get off at All America Park and go straight where you'll be going over a one-lane bridge. It is located on Quinsippi Island, behind a playground and is part of a restored log cabin village.
 
Stone Smokehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, September 8, 2021
2. Stone Smokehouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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