Marshall in Clark County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
James Jones 1921 - 77
—The Handy Writers’ Colony —
The house and Colony Grounds are dedicated a Literary Landmark by Friends of Libraries U.S.A.
Erected 2006 by Marshall Friends of the Library, Clark County Historical Society, Marshall Main Street Program, James Jones Literary Society.
Location. 39° 23.522′ N, 87° 41.642′ W. Marker is in Marshall, Illinois, in Clark County. Marker is on Illinois Route 1 north of Archer Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. located at log cabin "Visitor Center" - parking off Plum Street near back of log cabin. (Illinois High #1 - A.K.A.: South Michigan Avenue). Marker is in this post office area: Marshall IL 62441, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marshall Illinois (approx. Old Stone Arch Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fancher Pony Truss Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 13.2 miles away); A Civil War Murder (approx. 15 miles away in Indiana); Fairbanks' Massacre (approx. 15.1 miles away in Indiana).
Also see . . . Overview of "The Handy Writers' Colony" ::. Well worth the search and read.! ! A few photos included. (Submitted on October 15, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Landmarks • Notable Buildings • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Notable Places •
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 1,333 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on October 15, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.