Glen Carbon in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Imaginary Theatre in Henry's Park
Nickel Plate Trail
Edwardsville Intelligencer, June 27, 1919
Glen Carbon will have one of the finest concert bands in Southern Illinois playing there for the
This date will also be the occasion for a great welcoming home of the returning soldiers and sailors. A big parade will take place at 10 o'clock and prominent speakers have been obtained for the day. Fireworks and dancing in the evening at Imaginary Hall will be featured.
Erected 2021 by MCT Trails/Madison County Transit and Glen Carbon Historical & Museum Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is June 27, 1919.
Location. 38° 44.987′ N, 89° 59.029′ W. Marker is in Glen Carbon, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker is located off the Nickel Plate Trail, which can be accessed from Miner Park and by Meridian Road (by bike or on foot). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 W Guy Ave, Glen Carbon IL 62034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glen Carbon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Railroads (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Railroads (about 400 feet away); Churches (about 400 feet away); Glen Carbon Won the Inter-City Championship in 1934Homesteads (about 400 feet away); Village Government 1912 (about 400 feet away); Schools (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Carbon.
Also see . . . MCT Trails (official website). Information on several trails that are all over Madison County, Illinois. Many of them were former railroads, as part of the "Rails to Trails" program. (Submitted on April 29, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.