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Ahern in Kankakee County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Walter Andrew and George Hess, Pioneers

 
 
Walter Andrew and George Hess, Pioneers Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 10, 2017
1. Walter Andrew and George Hess, Pioneers Monument
Inscription. In honor of Walter Andrew and George Hess, Pioneers, whose frontier courage, strength and spirit typified the early days in the Kankakee Valley. — Settled here 1839 —
 
Location. 41° 9.154′ N, 87° 35.574′ W. Marker is in Ahern, Illinois, in Kankakee County. Marker is on County Road N 232 East (Illinois Route 114) just east of N River Isle (N 14500E) Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13591 Highway 114, Momence IL 60954, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hubbard Trail (approx. 4 miles away); McHie Ferry (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
Walter Andrew and George Hess Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 10, 2017
2. Walter Andrew and George Hess Monument
Hess Crest on the Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 10, 2017
3. Hess Crest on the Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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