Oakland in Coles County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Gristmill Stone Recovered from the Little Embarras River
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1936.
Location. 39° 39.307′ N, 88° 1.683′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Illinois, in Coles County. Marker is on North Walnut Street north of West Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker and Mill Stone located on the West lawn of "Centennial City Park" in Oakland, Illinois. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland IL 61943, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Oakland, Illinois Community W. W. I War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Dr. Hiram Rutherford (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Matson Slave Trial (about 400 feet away); Newman Veterans Memorial The Streibich Blacksmith Shop (approx. 10.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 10.7 miles away); Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 12˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,003 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.