Chatham in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
of Sangamon County
Site of the first settler's home
built by Robert Pulliam
October 20, 1817
200 yards north of here
Property of the Sangamon County
Erected by Sangamon County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 39° 38.424′ N, 89° 39.742′ W. Marker is in Chatham, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker can be reached from Covered Bridge Road 0.2 miles west of Old Indian Trail, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 694 Covered Bridge Road, Glenarm IL 62536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dana Thomas House (approx. 10.6 miles away); Lincoln Home National Historic Site (approx. 10.8 miles away); Solomon Allen Barn (approx. 10.8 miles away); George W. Shutt House (approx. 10.8 miles Henson Robinson House (approx. 10.8 miles away); Jesse K. Dubois House (approx. 10.8 miles away); Politics in the Neighborhood (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Underground Railroad in Lincoln's Neighborhood (approx. 10.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Hero or hellion? The life and times of Robert Pulliam, patriarch of Sangamon County. Illinois Times (06/24/04) (Submitted on March 27, 2012, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois.)
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