Monmouth in Warren County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Founding of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity
The fraternity’s 1940 Convention voted to preserve the home as a memorial to its founders. The renovated Holt House opened on April 26, 1941.
Erected 2009 by Pi Beta Phi Fraternity and the Illinois State Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 40° 54.661′ N, 90° 38.642′ W. Marker is in Monmouth, Illinois, in Warren County. Marker is on East 1st Avenue east of South 3rd Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 East 1st Avenue, Monmouth IL 61462, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wyatt Earp Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Wyatt Earp Birthplace
Also see . . . Holt House: Pi Beta Phi's Founding Home. (Submitted on May 18, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.