Edwardsville in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In Memory of Dr. Thomas R. Yates
In Memory of
Dr. Thomas R. Yates
March 3, 1948
November 20, 1994
Founding member of City Park Gardeners
One who believed that in books and in gardens we may discover the best in ourselves
Location. 38° 48.65′ N, 89° 57.2′ W. Marker is in Edwardsville, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from S. Buchanan St.. Touch for map. The marker is located in Edwardsville City Park, behind the library. The marker is a bronze plaque laying flat in the flowerbed located near the Library's southeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Edwardsville IL 62025, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In grateful memory of the early settlers. (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleaon Etzkorn Bandstand (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech (approx. ¼ mile away); Benjamin Stephenson House (approx. ¼ mile away); Ninian Edwards (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edwardsville (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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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2012, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. This page has been viewed 379 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2012, by Mike Camero of Edwardsville, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.