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Palestine in Crawford County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cullom Homestead

 
 
Cullom Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
1. Cullom Homestead Marker
Inscription. Here stood the home of Edward N. Cullom who with Joseph Kitchell platted the Village of Palestine in 1818.
They donated to the county the land including the Public Square for the County Seat. Early court sessions were held in the Cullom home.
 
Erected 1962 by Citizens of Palestine, Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 39° 0.072′ N, 87° 36.609′ W. Marker is in Palestine, Illinois, in Crawford County. Marker is on South Jackson Street north of East Harrison Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 South Jackson Street, Palestine IL 62451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Houston - Dickson Store (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dubois Tavern (about 600 feet away); Auntie Gogin's Store (about 800 feet away); The Fife Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Land Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kitchell Grist Mill
Looking North / West - - Cullom Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
2. Looking North / West - - Cullom Homestead Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Gov. Augustus C. French (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort LaMotte (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palestine.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Palestine, Illinois ::. This is the Official Web Link to the "Pioneer City" - Palestine, Illinois. Good links to check out. (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PersonsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Looking North - - Cullom Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
3. Looking North - - Cullom Homestead Marker
Looking North / East - - Cullom Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
4. Looking North / East - - Cullom Homestead Marker
Looking East - - Cullom Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
5. Looking East - - Cullom Homestead Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 866 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 15, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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