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Fancher Pony Truss Bridge and Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2012
Fancher Pony Truss Bridge and Marker
Illinois (Clark County), Marshall — Fancher Pony Truss Bridge
Hiram B. Trout and his brother, Everett Trout, were born on a farm about five miles north of this location. They operated a machine shop in Shelbyville, Illinois in the late 1800’s at which in time they invented and patented the unique design for . . . — Map (db m59336) HM
Illinois (Clark County), Marshall — James Jones 1921 - 77 — The Handy Writers' Colony
From Here to Eternity author James Jones co-founded The Handy Writers’ Colony (1949-1964) at the West edge of Marshall with his mentor Lowney Turner Handy and her husband, Harry. Jones wrote Some Came Running here before moving to New . . . — Map (db m23336) HM
Illinois (Clark County), Marshall — Marshall Illinois1835     1935
To Commemorate The Hundredth Anniversary of Marshall, Illinois Founded by William B. Archer and to Honor George Rogers Clark For whom the county was named placed by The Walter Burdick Chapter Daughters of the . . . — Map (db m104797) HM
Illinois (Clark County), Marshall — Old Stone Arch Bridge
This Bridge was completed by Army Engineers sometime between 1834 and 1837 as part of the Old National Road, between Cumberland, Maryland and Vandalia, Illinois, was authorized by the enabling act of 1803 and was the Nation's first federally . . . — Map (db m71127) HM

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