Mount Vernon in Jefferson County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1973 by the Jefferson County Historical Society and The Illinois State Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 19.948′ N, 88° 55.478′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon, Illinois, in Jefferson County. Marker is on North 27th Street 0.1 miles south of Highland View, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1411 North 27th Street, Mount Vernon IL 62864, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Appellate Court in Mt. Vernon Why Is Lincoln Beardless? (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Illinois Supreme Court in Mt. Vernon (approx. 1.4 miles away); Appellate Courthouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); State of Illinois v. Illinois Central Railroad (approx. 1.4 miles away); Attorney Abraham Lincoln (approx. 1.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Vernon.
Regarding Goshen Road. The Historical Society moved the marker 5 miles from it's original location to save it from destruction.
Also see . . . Jefferson County Historical Society Museum & Village. (Submitted on September 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.