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Pleasant Hill in Pike County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of First Building in Pleasant Hill

 
 
Site of First Building in Pleasant Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Emily Pursley, December 30, 2018
1. Site of First Building in Pleasant Hill Marker
Inscription.  Site of the first building in Pleasant Hill. Erected 1836 by Jacob Turnbaugh, first resident.
 
Location. 39° 26.783′ N, 90° 52.333′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Hill, Illinois, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of West Bluff Street and Harman Street, on the right when traveling north on West Bluff Street. This is at the corner of a private residence's lawn and there is not a good place to pull over or park to view, but it is easily seen from the road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasant Hill IL 62366, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First U.S. Transcontinental Flight (approx. 4.9 miles away); Oldest Building in Pike County (approx. 7 miles away); Atlas (approx. 7 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 7.3 miles away); Welcome to Illinois (approx. 8 miles away); Louisiana (approx. 11 miles away in Missouri); Reuben Scanland House (approx. 11.6 miles away); The Pike County Poet (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Jacob Turnbaugh image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa unknown
2. Jacob Turnbaugh
Photo courtesy of Pike County Historical Society.
First Building in Pleasant Hill image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa unknown
3. First Building in Pleasant Hill
Photo courtesy of Pike County Historical Society.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 14, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois.   2, 3. submitted on July 30, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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