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Near Bourbonnais in Kankakee County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Rockville Illinois

 
 
Rockville Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindi Knox, July 25, 2010
1. Rockville Illinois Marker
Inscription.  
In 1835 near this site
Rockville Village and
Rockville Post Office
were established.

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 41° 12.378′ N, 87° 59.13′ W. Marker is near Bourbonnais, Illinois, in Kankakee County. Marker is on Illinois Route 102, on the right when traveling east. Best access is from Kankakee River State Park concessions parking lot. Walk across foot bridge, then turn right and walk up hill past gate. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bourbonnais IL 60914, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bourbonnais Grove (approx. 6.1 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory (approx. 6.1 miles away); Jardin aux Potages (approx. 6.1 miles away); A Night of Tragedy and Heroism (approx. 6.6 miles away); Noël Le Vasseur (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Durham-Perry Family Legacy (approx. 7 miles away);
Rockville Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindi Knox, July 25, 2010
2. Rockville Illinois Marker
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The Durham-Perry Farmstead Home (approx. 7 miles away); Durham-Perry Farmstead (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bourbonnais.
 
Regarding Rockville Illinois. Rockville is gone, but the marker and a nearby cemetery remain.
 
Rockville Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindi Knox, July 25, 2010
3. Rockville Illinois Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2010, by Cindi Knox of Joliet, Illinois. This page has been viewed 1,073 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Cindi Knox of Joliet, Illinois. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 27, 2022