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Seatonville in Bureau County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Isam W. Seaton (1823-1903) and James H. Seaton (1828-1913)

 
 
Isam W. Seaton (1823-1903) and James H. Seaton (1828-1913) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles T. Harrell, June 27, 2011
1. Isam W. Seaton (1823-1903) and James H. Seaton (1828-1913) Marker
Inscription.  In memory of Bureau County Pioneers. Sunk the first third Vein Coal mine in Hall Township in 1879. Sold in 1888 to C.W. & V. Coal Co. Mine closed in 1913. The town of Seatonville located on land owned by Seaton Brothers was named for them. This plaque placed by descendents of J.H. Seaton, 1970.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1879.
 
Location. 41° 21.867′ N, 89° 16.503′ W. Marker is in Seatonville, Illinois, in Bureau County. Marker is on Princeton Street (U.S. 6) near East Street, on the right when traveling west. On corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seatonville IL 61359, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Mitchell (approx. 4.3 miles away); Vietnam Monument (approx. 4.8 miles away); Korea Monument (approx. 4.8 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Veteran's Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles
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away); World War I Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named John Mitchell (approx. 5 miles away); Cherry Mine Disaster (approx. 5˝ miles away).
 
Richard C. Neuhalfen image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles T. Harrell, June 27, 2011
2. Richard C. Neuhalfen
The wind under our wings. Our Strength-Our Rock-Our Brother. Thank you Richard, your spirit will remain with us forever. Love, the five of us.
Raymond N. Barto Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles T. Harrell, June 27, 2011
3. Raymond N. Barto Plaque
Dedicated to Raymond N. Barto, March 15, 1911, July 16, 1970. Ray was many things to many people--This park is dedicated to him simply because he was our friend.
Boys from Seatonville Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles T. Harrell, June 27, 2011
4. Boys from Seatonville Plaque
In memory of the boys from Seatonville who gave their lives in the service of their country. Harry R. Glover (10-1-44), William “Woody” Grotti (11-13-44), Harold Joseph Lucas (12-18-44).
Ray Barto Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles T. Harrell, June 27, 2011
5. Ray Barto Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2011, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 863 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 8, 2011, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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