Birthplace of the Grand Army of the Republic
This tablet is placed by The Department of Illinois Woman's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic April 6, 1915.
Location. 39° 50.529′ N, 88° 57.198′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Marker is on South Park Street. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the wall behind the Lincoln's Legacy (Looking for Lincoln) marker. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur IL 62523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln's Legacy (here, next to this marker); Music Please, Maestro (within shouting distance of this marker); The Transfer House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Railsplitter Candidate (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Choosing a President (about 600 feet away); Dedicated to All Veterans (about 700 feet away); Abraham Lincoln's First Political Speech (about 700 feet away); Let Us All Be United (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.