Oakland in Coles County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Home of Dr. Hiram Rutherford
Erected 1972 by Oakland Landmarks, Inc., and Illinois State Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 39° 39.252′ N, 88° 1.634′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Illinois, in Coles County. Marker is on North Pike Street north of Illinois Route 133, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland IL 61943, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Matson Slave Trial (here, next to this marker); Civil War Memorial (about Gristmill Stone Recovered from the Little Embarras River (about 400 feet away); Oakland, Illinois Community W. W. I War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 10.6 miles away); Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 12.4 miles away); Coles County War Memorial (approx. 13˝ miles away); Coles County - - Civil War Memorial (approx. 13˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
Also see . . . Lincoln & Slavery ::. Courtesy: "Prairie Fire" WILL-T.V.:: This video gives a well balanced view of Lincoln and his position concerning Slavery. (Submitted on May 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,072 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.