“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Oregon in Ogle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

The Stinson House

The Stinson House Marker image. Click for full size.
July 28, 2018
1. The Stinson House Marker
Inscription.  The Chicago and Iowa trail, usually known as the C & I trail, passed through here. Travelers by stage coach, covered wagon, or on horseback between Chicago and Iowa frequently stayed overnight at Capt. Stinson's inn. This center of community life in pioneer days was also a stop on the underground railroad.

This marker was erected from proceeds of the Chana Centennial which was held in Chana, July 1971
Erected 1971.
Location. 42° 1.453′ N, 89° 13.217′ W. Marker is near Oregon, Illinois, in Ogle County. Marker is on East Brick Road 0.1 miles east of North Chana Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oregon IL 61061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Brick Road (approx. 2.9 miles away); Morgan Grist Mill (approx. 4˝ miles away); Stillmans Defeat (approx. 6.1 miles away); Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); La Sallier's Cabin

The Stinson House as it appears today image. Click for full size.
July 28, 2018
2. The Stinson House as it appears today
(approx. 13 miles away); Grand Detour, Illinois (approx. 13.3 miles away); Upper Ferry Landing (approx. 13.3 miles away); Erected to the memory of Leonard Andrus founder of the village of Grand Detour Illinois 1835 (approx. 13.3 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2019. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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