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Jo Daviess County Illinois Historical Markers

 
East Dubuque Veterans' Memorial Marker image, Touch for more information
By Thomas Onions, September 29, 2009
East Dubuque Veterans' Memorial Marker
Illinois (Jo Daviess County), East Dubuque — East Dubuque Veterans' Memorial
Dedicated in memory of all veterans of the area who have served and especially to those who gave their lives in service of our country in all our conflicts. — Map (db m22916) HM
Illinois (Jo Daviess County), East Dubuque — Eleazor and Diadamia FrentressIn Memory of

"First Pioneer Settlers in Jo Daviess County to Turn the Prairie Sod -- 1827 - 1853."

"Their Courage and Endurance Paved the Way." We Follow in Their Footsteps! — Map (db m90175) HM

Illinois (Jo Daviess County), Galena — The De Soto House
Opened in April, 1855, the five-story, 240 room De Soto House was “the largest and most luxurious hotel in the West.” Abraham Lincoln spoke from its balcony in 1856 and Stephen A. Douglas in 1858. Ulysses S. Grant maintained his 1868 . . . — Map (db m72275) HM
Illinois (Jo Daviess County), Galena — Ulysses S. Grant Home
Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1930 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United . . . — Map (db m72330) HM

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