Pontiac in Livingston County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The City of Pontiac is named for this Intrepid Warrior
The City of Pontiac is named
for this intrepid warrior
In 1837 Jesse W. Fell, a distinguished citizen of Illinois, who was associated with many activities in the early history of this city, was requested by Henry Weed, the first settler and proprietor of what is
Erected 1936 by State of Illinois, and Livingston County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1763.
Location. 40° 52.78′ N, 88° 37.731′ W. Marker is in Pontiac, Illinois, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street and North Main Street, on the left when traveling east on West Washington Street. This 'Arrow Shaped' historic marker is located on the South/East lawn of the Livingston County Courthouse in Pontiac, Illinois. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pontiac IL 61764, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. County Seat Almost Moved (a few steps from this marker); W. W. II War Memorial - Livingston County Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial - Livingston County IllinoisW. W. I War Memorial - Livingston County Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Desert Storm - War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Livingston County War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mill Stones (about 400 feet away); Pontiac, Illinois (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontiac.
Also see . . . Biography of Chief Pontiac::. A brief biography that helps in knowing Chief Pontiac. (Submitted on April 13, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,044 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 13, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. 8. submitted on June 10, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.