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Hillsboro in Jefferson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

To Commemorate the Removal Of the County Seat From Herculaneum

 
 
To Commemorate the Removal Of the County Seat From Herculaneum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, August 28, 2022
1. To Commemorate the Removal Of the County Seat From Herculaneum Marker
Inscription.  
To commemorate the removal of the county seat from Herculaneum 1818 to Hillsboro 1840.

In commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of its organization Dec. 8 1818.
 
Erected by Old Settlers Association and Daughters of the American Revolution, Kings Trace and Louisiana Purchase Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 8, 1818.
 
Location. 38° 13.919′ N, 90° 33.86′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Missouri, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway BB) and Maple Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. The marker stands on the grounds of the Jefferson County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 1st Street, Hillsboro MO 63050, 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. Jefferson County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson County
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Veterans of all Wars From Jefferson County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor Thomas C. Fletcher House (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of Sandy Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 4.8 miles away); Restoration of Sandy Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 4.8 miles away); Covered Bridges in Missouri (approx. 4.8 miles away); History of Covered Bridges in America (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
To Commemorate the Removal Of the County Seat From Herculaneum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, August 28, 2022
2. To Commemorate the Removal Of the County Seat From Herculaneum Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2022, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2022, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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