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Edwardsville in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In grateful memory of the early settlers.

 
 
In grateful memory of the early settlers. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Camero, January 11, 2011
1. In grateful memory of the early settlers. Marker
Inscription. In grateful memory of the early settlers. Who by courage industry and endurance transformed a wilderness into a land of order peace and plenty.
 
Location. 38° 48.667′ N, 89° 57.2′ W. Marker is in Edwardsville, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker is on S. Buchanan Street (Illinois Route 157), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The monument is located in Edwardsville City Park behind the City Library. The park is bordered on four sides by the following streets; Buchanan, Park, Kansas, and Vandalia (old Route 66). Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 South Kansas Street, Edwardsville IL 62025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Dr. Thomas R. Yates (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleaon Etzkorn Bandstand (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech (approx. mile away); Edwardsville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Benjamin Stephenson House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ninian Edwards (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edwardsville National Bank Clock (approx. 0.3 miles away); LeClaire, Illinois (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edwardsville.
 
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In grateful memory of the early settlers. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Camero, January 11, 2011
2. In grateful memory of the early settlers. Marker
library, park, Route 66
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2011, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2011, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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