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East Dubuque in Jo Daviess County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Eleazor and Diadamia Frentress

In Memory of

 
 
Eleazor and Diadamia Frentress Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2015
1. Eleazor and Diadamia Frentress Marker
Inscription.  

"First Pioneer Settlers
in Jo Daviess County to
Turn the Prairie Sod --
1827 - 1853."

"Their Courage and Endurance
Paved the Way."
We Follow in Their Footsteps!


 
Erected by Frentress Homestead Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
 
Location. 42° 29.539′ N, 90° 38.55′ W. Marker is in East Dubuque, Illinois, in Jo Daviess County. Marker is at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue (Illinois Route 35) and Sinsinawa Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Wisconsin Avenue. Memorial is on the public library grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 Wisconsin Avenue, East Dubuque IL 61025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East Dubuque Veterans' Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Shot Tower (approx. ¾ mile away in Iowa); Dubuque Shot Tower (approx. 0.8 miles away in Iowa); Site of Tim Fanning's Log Tavern
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(approx. 1.1 miles away in Iowa); Dubuque Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away in Iowa); Five Flags Theater (approx. 1.2 miles away in Iowa); Old Dubuque County Jail (approx. 1.3 miles away in Iowa); John Francis Rague (approx. 1.3 miles away in Iowa).
 
Also see . . .  Frentress Homestead Foundation. (Submitted on November 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Eleazor and Diadamia Frentress Marker and Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2015
2. Eleazor and Diadamia Frentress Marker and Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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