Near Allerton in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Croghan Treaty with Pontiac
The intersection of the Fort Harrison (Terre Haute) Fort Clarke (Peoria) and Kaskaskia-Detroit trails was in this vicinity.
Site given by Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Richardson 1924
Erected 1924 by Madam Rachel Edgar Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 39° 51.918′ N, 87° 52.851′ W. Marker is near Allerton, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is at the intersection of 2700 N and 500E Edgar County Roads, on the left when traveling west on 2700 N. Touch for map. sited in the NW corner of a field at the SE quadrant of the intersection of Edgar County Roads 2700N and 500 E, east of IL Route 49, a few miles southeast of Allerton. This location was
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Detroit - Kaskaskia Indian Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Sidell Veterans War Memorial (approx. 4½ miles away); Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 8.6 miles away); Community Honor Roll of Those Who Served (approx. 9.8 miles away); Former Site of Orizaba IL (approx. 10 miles away); Site of German Lutheran Immanuel Church (approx. 10.4 miles away); One of The Original Milestones (# 97) (approx. 12½ miles away); Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 12.6 miles away).
More about this marker. The large upright stone has a metal plaque affixed. Behind the stone is a fence of formed cement blocks that separates the field from the marker stone. Grass around the stone is kept mowed. Another marker along IL Route 49 south of Allerton also notes the event and marks the east-west road to this site.
Categories. • Native Americans • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2014. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on May 27, 2014. Photos: 1. submitted on May 25, 2014, by Sally Duchow of Champaign, Illinois. 2. submitted on May 25, 2014. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.