Iroquois in Iroquois County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Gurdon S. Hubbard Trading Post
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1822.
Location. 40° 50.12′ N, 87° 34.411′ W. Marker is in Iroquois, Illinois, in Iroquois County. Marker is on Road 2200 North (County Route 31), on the left when traveling east. Marker is about ½ mile northeast of Iroquois, Illinois. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2921 County Road 2200, Donovan IL 60931, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Village of Iroquois Calaboose (approx. 0.7 miles away); Concord Township (approx. 0.7 miles away); Newton County Home (approx. 6 miles away in Indiana); Warren T. McCray (approx. 7.6 miles away in Indiana); Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.1 miles away Birthplace Site of George Ade (approx. 8.2 miles away in Indiana); Edgar Charles “Sam” Rice (approx. 9.6 miles away in Indiana).
I did not realize when I discovered this marker, that Gurdon Hubbard was a founder of Chicago, and a moving force in the development of the State of Illinois.
— Submitted May 10, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.