Paris in Edgar County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers
—110 years Working Millstones —
of our Pioneers dedicated to their memory
by the Edgar County Historical Society
1817 - 1927
From the Lewis Jones Farm near Nevins presented to Edgar County by his son William Shields Jones, M.D. of Redmon 1861 - 1949
Erected by William Shields Jones, M.D.
Location. 39° 36.69′ N, 87° 41.73′ W. Marker is in Paris, Illinois, in Edgar County. Marker is on East Court Street east of Central Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Edgar County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Paris IL 61944, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Zion's Camp March (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (within shouting distance of this marker); One of The Original Milestones (# 93) (approx. 6.8 miles away); Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll One of The Original Milestones (# 97) (approx. 10.9 miles away); Fancher Pony Truss Bridge (approx. 13.2 miles away); Ernie Pyle - - Home (approx. 17.1 miles away in Indiana). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 759 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 19, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.