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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.
Photographed 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 & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 39° 55.62′ N, 91° 23.765′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Illinois, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South 12th Street and State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 425 S 12th St, 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); Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County (a few steps from this marker); Quincy's German Heritage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Quincy's Early Environment (approx. half a mile away); R. F. Newcomb House
John Wood Mansion, South Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Reg Ankrom, June 10, 2012
2. John Wood Mansion, South Side
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(approx. half a mile away); Original Site of Quincy College (approx. half a mile away); Original Site of St. Peter Church (approx. half a mile away); Charles Henry Bull House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
Also see . . .  John Wood Mansion on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 1, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
 
John Wood Mansion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
3. John Wood Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 15 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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May. 27, 2022