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Savanna in Carroll County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pierce Wigwam

1828 • 1928

 
 
Pierce Wigwam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, May 22, 2011
1. Pierce Wigwam Marker
Inscription.  On this ground stood the Indian wigwam occupied by Aaron Pierce and his wife, Harriet Bellows Pierce, and their four children, November 4, 1828, first white settlers of Savanna.

Erected in honor of his mother, Sila Pierce Bowen, by Frank Pierce Bowen.
 
Erected 1928 by Frank Pierce Bowen.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is November 4, 1831.
 
Location. 42° 6.075′ N, 90° 9.444′ W. Marker is in Savanna, Illinois, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 52) and Randolph Street, on the right when traveling north on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savanna IL 61074, 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. Savanna Community World War II Honor Roll (approx. half a mile away); Gettysburg Address (approx. half a mile away); Savanna Public Library (approx. half a mile away); Helen Scott Hay (approx. half a mile away); Plum River Falls (approx. 1.8 miles away); Savanna Community Veterans Memorial
Pierce Wigwam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, May 22, 2011
2. Pierce Wigwam Marker
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); Lewistown Trail (approx. 6 miles away); Savanna Army Depot Activity (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savanna.
 
Pierce Wigwam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, May 22, 2011
3. Pierce Wigwam Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.

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Jul. 3, 2022