Near Princeton in Bureau County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Enos and Elizabeth Mercer Matson / Peter and Jane Dawson Matson
Erected by Matson relatives.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
Location. 41° 25.167′ N, 89° 28.75′ W. Marker is near Princeton, Illinois, in Bureau County. Marker is on County Road 1950E, 0.2 miles south of County Road 1900N, on the right when traveling north. The marker lies 1/4 mile west of Red Covered Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18873 County Rd 1950 E, Princeton IL 61356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Owen Lovejoy Home (approx. 3.6 miles away); In Memory of Henry Thomas (approx. 6˝ miles away); Wyanet Soldier's Memorial (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Hennepin Canal (approx. 7.6 miles away); Walnut Veterans Memorial Park Isam W. Seaton (1823-1903) and James H. Seaton (1828-1913) (approx. 11.3 miles away); Don Marquis (approx. 11.4 miles away); John Wesley Powell / 30-Pounder Parrott Rifle (approx. 13˝ miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2022, by Richard Whittington of Oglesby, Illinois. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2022, by Richard Whittington of Oglesby, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.