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Paris in Edgar County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers

— 110 years Working Millstones —

 
 
Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
1. Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker
Inscription.  
Plaque One
These Millstones long in the Service
of our Pioneers dedicated to their memory
by the Edgar County Historical Society
1817 - 1927

Plaque Two
From the Lewis Jones Farm near Nevins presented to Edgar County by his son William Shields Jones, M.D. of Redmon 1861 - 1949
 
Erected by William Shields Jones, M.D.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1817.
 
Location. 39° 36.69′ N, 87° 41.73′ W. Marker is in Paris, Illinois, in Edgar County. Marker is on East Court Street east of Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located on the grounds of the Edgar County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paris IL 61944, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Zion's Camp March (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (within shouting distance of this marker); The France Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tom Sunkel (approx. 1˝ miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Edgar County World Wars I and II Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Paris Illinois (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
Plaque Two - - Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
2. Plaque Two - - Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker
Obverse Side - - The Millstones image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
3. Obverse Side - - The Millstones
Long View - - Millstones image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
4. Long View - - Millstones
Wide View - - Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
5. Wide View - - Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers Marker
Edgar County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
6. Edgar County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 19, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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