Edwardsville in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Edwardsville National Bank Clock
First erected in 1923 at the corner of St. Louis Street and North Main Street
Through funds raised by public donations, the clock was relocated in this Clock Tower park and presented to the City of Edwardsville in gratitude for its commitment to historic preservation
Time capsule to be opened in 2023
Iron fence, cast in Highland Illinois, originally located at Old Madison County Jail 1870-1982
Erected 1998 by Edwardsville Historic Preservation Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Law Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the Time Capsules series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 38° 48.831′ N, 89° 57.499′ W. Marker is in Edwardsville, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker is on North Main Street (Illinois Route 143) 0.1 miles north of Hillsboro Avenue, on the right when traveling north. The clock tower is located in front of the parking lot between Laurie's Place and Edwardsville Frozen Food. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edwardsville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ninian Edwards (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Cemetery in the City of Edwardsville (approx. Ό mile away); The Weir House (approx. Ό mile away); The Madison County Centennial Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Dr. Thomas R. Yates (approx. 0.3 miles away); In grateful memory of the early settlers (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edwardsville.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2012, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 14, 2012, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.