Monticello in Piatt County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Potawatomi Trail of Death
Erected 1998 by Boy Scout David Moody - Troop 122 (Eagle Award).
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
Location. 40° 1.629′ N, 88° 34.614′ W. Marker is in Monticello, Illinois, in Piatt County. Marker is on West Railroad Street west of North Park Street, on the left when traveling west. Located in the 'Monticello City Cemetery'. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello IL 61856, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail of Death (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. ¼ mile away); Piatt County Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Lincoln in Monticello (approx. 0.3 Monticello Journeys (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln - Douglas (approx. 1.4 miles away); Railroads Bring Change (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bement Goes to War (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monticello.
Also see . . . History and More Items:. This Official Web-site of the "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association" is the center of activity and information - with many excellent links. (Submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Additional keywords. forced removal
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 957 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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