Milan in Rock Island County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lincoln and the Black Hawk War
Erected 1955 by The Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Black Hawk War, the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Illinois State Historical Society series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 28, 1845.
Location. 41° 26.568′ N, 90° 34.114′ W. Marker is in Milan, Illinois, in Rock Island County. Marker is at the intersection of 10th Avenue West and 1st Street (U.S. 67), on the right when traveling west on 10th Avenue West. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 10th Avenue West, Milan IL 61264, 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 Illinois in the American Revolution (approx. 1˝ miles away); Black Hawk: Saux Warrior (approx. 1˝ miles away); To the Memory of La Main Cassee "The Broken Hand," a Fearless Sauk Chief (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Black Hawk Inns (approx. 1˝ miles away); Figure Eight Roller Coaster and Balloon Ascension Tower (approx. 1˝ miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Chippiannock Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Robert Wagner House (approx. 4.1 miles away).
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