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Quincy in Adams County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

John Wood Mansion

Erected 1835

 
 
John Wood Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
1. John Wood Mansion Marker
Inscription.  
The home of Governor John Wood
Governor State of Illinois 1860-1861
Founder of Quincy, Illinois

 
Erected 1984 by Dorothy Quincy Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 39° 55.63′ N, 91° 23.783′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Illinois, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of South 12th Street and State Street on South 12th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 South 12th Street, Quincy IL 62301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Political Allies (here, next to this marker); Original Site of Quincy College (approx. half a mile away); Original Site of St. Peter Church (approx. half a mile away); World Trade Center Artifact (approx.
John Wood Mansion, South Side image. Click for full size.
By Reg Ankrom, June 10, 2012
2. John Wood Mansion, South Side
half a mile away); Lincoln's Confidante (approx. 0.6 miles away); Warm, Sincere Friendship (approx. 0.6 miles away); Augustine Tolton (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of the Potawatomi Indian "Trail of Death" (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
John Wood Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
3. John Wood Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on September 14, 2012, by Reg Ankrom of Quincy, Illinois.   3. submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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