“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in McDonough County, Illinois

Clickable Map of McDonough County, Illinois and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> McDonough County, IL (8) Fulton County, IL (1) Hancock County, IL (30) Henderson County, IL (4) Schuyler County, IL (7) Warren County, IL (3)  McDonoughCounty(8) McDonough County (8)  FultonCounty(1) Fulton County (1)  HancockCounty(30) Hancock County (30)  HendersonCounty(4) Henderson County (4)  SchuylerCounty(7) Schuyler County (7)  WarrenCounty(3) Warren County (3)
Macomb is the county seat for McDonough County
Adjacent to McDonough County, Illinois
      Fulton County (1)  
      Hancock County (30)  
      Henderson County (4)  
      Schuyler County (7)  
      Warren County (3)  
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1Illinois, McDonough County, Macomb — Civil War Soldier Monument at Chandler Park
In memory of the men of McDonough County, who voluntarily offered and freely gave their lives, "That government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the Earth." Fort Donelson, Shiloh, . . . Map (db m85092) WM
2Illinois, McDonough County, Macomb — Historic Site
Cordy Tindell (C.T.) Vivian. Born July 30, 1924 in Booneville Missouri, to Robert Cordie and Euzetta Tindell. In 1930 C.T., his mother and grandmother migrated to Macomb, Illinois. C.T. attended and graduated from Macomb schools in 1942. He attended . . . Map (db m181710) HM
3Illinois, McDonough County, Macomb — Lincoln Photograph / McDonough CourthouseLooking for Lincoln
Lincoln Photograph. Abraham Lincoln visited the city of Macomb twice in 1858. His first visit lasted from August 25th to August 26th, and it was unexpected. The Randolph House was the place that attracted Abraham Lincoln to Macomb. Lincoln . . . Map (db m59987) HM
4Illinois, McDonough County, Macomb — Oakwood Cemetery
Oakwood Cemetery was developed by William H. Randolph in 1857, on land settled by his wife's family, the Brookings, in 1834. It was laid out by surveyor Charles Gilchrist - later a Civil War colonel and brevet brigadier general. A former sheriff and . . . Map (db m181706) HM
5Illinois, McDonough County, Macomb — Oakwood Cemetery
Macomb's historic Oakwood Cemetery is burial ground of approximately 300 Civil War soldiers. It also is the last resting place for various conductors of McDonough County's legendary Underground railroad, most notably the area's Allison and . . . Map (db m181708) HM
6Illinois, McDonough County, Macomb — Old Randolph House
This building was in earlier times the Randolph House. During the campaign of 1858 Abraham Lincoln was a guest here on at least two separate occasions, August 25 and October 25.Map (db m62285) HM
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7Illinois, McDonough County, Macomb — Randolph House Hotel
Built in 1857, William H. Randolph opened this magnificent hotel with an elegance unknown at the time. Abraham Lincoln was a guest on two occasions, August 25th and October 25th, 1858. Both during his senatorial campaign, rivaling Stephen . . . Map (db m62286) HM
8Illinois, McDonough County, Macomb — Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian Homesite
Civil rights activist Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian (1924-2020) was raised in a home on this property from 1930 to 1945. He graduated from Macomb High School and Western Illinois State Teachers College (now WIU). His civil rights activism - helping black . . . Map (db m181704) HM
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Mar. 28, 2023