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Decatur in Macon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Richard J. Oglesby Mansion

 
 
The Richard J. Oglesby Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 8, 2012
1. The Richard J. Oglesby Mansion Marker
Inscription.
A three time Governor of Illinois
A Major General in the Civil War
A United States Senator

 
Erected 1975 by Stephen Decatur Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 50.612′ N, 88° 57.673′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of West Williams Street and North Edwards Street on West Williams Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur IL 62522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln's Decatur Ally ( within shouting distance of this marker); Macon County's First Court House ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Let Us All Be United ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Getting There from Here ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Choosing a President ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln's First Political Speech ( approx. 0.3 miles away); The Railsplitter Candidate ( approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
 
Also see . . .
The Richard J. Oglesby Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 8, 2012
2. The Richard J. Oglesby Mansion

1. Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion website. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Richard J. Oglesby - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
National Register of Historic Places plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 8, 2012
3. National Register of Historic Places plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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