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Jubilee College Marker image, Touch for more information
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 23, 2020
Jubilee College Marker
Illinois (Peoria County), Brimfield — Jubilee College
Jubilee College, two miles to the north, was established by Philander Chase, first Protestant Episcopal bishop of Illinois, as one of the state's early institutions of higher learning. First students were received in 1840, and the school continued . . . — Map (db m150533) HM
Illinois (Peoria County), Brimfield — Jubilee College State Historic Site
Jubilee College was founded by Bishop Philander Chase to train Episcopal ministers for service in the frontier West. Chase's ambitious plans called for a large Gothic Revival-style building to serve the men's college and theological seminary. . . . — Map (db m150539) HM
Illinois (Peoria County), Peoria — Manitowoc Submarines
Marker Front During World War II the Wisconsin-based Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company constructed twenty-eight Gato Class fleet submarines. These boats, dubbed “Freshwater Submarines”, bolstered the production of existing naval . . . — Map (db m9206) HM
Illinois (Peoria County), Peoria — Military Services Memorial Plaza
Main Text in Center Brass Plaque In Honor of the men and women who have served their country in the armed services of The United States Duty       Honor       Country With the exception of the above inscription, the brass . . . — Map (db m9323) HM
Illinois (Peoria County), Peoria — Peoria on The Riverfront / Peoria
Marker Front: Peoria on The Riverfront The Illinois River is the Major Waterway within Illinois Boundaries. Native Americans are known to have lived along its banks for 11,000 years. 1673 Along this riverfront Frenchmen . . . — Map (db m9178) HM
Illinois (Peoria County), Peoria — Schwab - Powell Buildingca. 1852 — Riverfront Visitor Center —
Known as Powell Press Building This building, the oldest Commercial structure on Peoria's Riferfront, was saved, moved, and restored by City of Peoria. — Map (db m9180) HM
Illinois (Peoria County), Peoria — Waterborn Services Memorial
Dedicated to the men whom have given their lives in the Waterborn services. Navy, Marine Corps, & Coast Guard — Map (db m9527) WM

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May. 27, 2020