Raleigh in Saline County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Ingersoll Law Office
Erected 1954 by 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 Illinois State Historical Society series list.
Location. 37° 49.64′ N, 88° 31.981′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, Illinois, in Saline County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Church Street (Illinois Route 34), on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 N Main St, Raleigh IL 62977, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Kaskaskia Trail (approx. 4.1 miles away); Meeting House (approx. 4.1 miles away); Galatia United Methodist ChurchThe Tobacco Industry (approx. 4.6 miles away); Homestead of Judge Samuel Elder (approx. 4.7 miles away); Eldorado (approx. 5.1 miles away); The "British Invasion" Begins (approx. 5.3 miles away); Dr. Lewis and the Lewis Sanatorium (approx. 6 miles away).
More about this marker. The word "hundred" was spelled incorrectly on the marker as "hundered".
Also see . . .
1. Robert G. Ingersoll. Wiki page tells more about Ingersoll's life, from his birth in Dresden, New York to his political career (he was elected Attorney General in Illinois in 1867). Nicknamed "The Great Agnostic". (Submitted on February 14, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
2. Ebon C. Ingersoll. Wiki page tells more about Ebon's career, including having served in the U.S. House of Representatives in later years. He would open a law office in Washington, D.C., after his political career. Both him and his brother were abolitionists. (Submitted on February 14, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.