Athens in Menard County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Long Nine Banquet Site
Erected 1974 by Long Nine, Inc. and The Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
Location. 39° 57.605′ N, 89° 43.431′ W. Marker is in Athens, Illinois, in Menard County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Jefferson Street, on the Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens IL 62613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Lincoln, Deputy Surveyor, Sangamon County, Illinois (here, next to this marker); Highway Tree Planting (approx. 5.7 miles away); Mentor Graham (approx. 6½ miles away); New Salem (approx. 6.6 miles away); Sangamon River (approx. 6.6 miles away); Historic Tree (approx. 6.6 miles away); Prairie Land (approx. 6.6 miles away); The New Salem Lincoln League (approx. 6.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.