“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 Clinton County, Illinois

Clickable Map of Clinton 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> Clinton County, IL (4) Bond County, IL (23) Fayette County, IL (47) Madison County, IL (152) Marion County, IL (4) St. Clair County, IL (119) Washington County, IL (3)  ClintonCounty(4) Clinton County (4)  BondCounty(23) Bond County (23)  FayetteCounty(47) Fayette County (47)  MadisonCounty(152) Madison County (152)  MarionCounty(4) Marion County (4)  St.ClairCounty(119) St. Clair County (119)  WashingtonCounty(3) Washington County (3)
Adjacent to Clinton County, Illinois
    Bond County (23)
    Fayette County (47)
    Madison County (152)
    Marion County (4)
    St. Clair County (119)
    Washington County (3)
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1Illinois (Clinton County), Breese — Cholera CrossIm Kreuz Ist Heil
In 1832 cholera plagued this area Entire families were wiped out, Sometimes over night Jos Altepeter made a covenant with his maker, if his large family was spared he would erect A large cross on his farm near the public road as a . . . Map (db m162241) HM
2Illinois (Clinton County), Carlyle — General Dean Suspension Bridge Display
In the early 1800’s, when wildlife roamed the vast prairie of what is now Illinois, herds of bison would cross the Kaskaskia River near the present day City of Carlyle. A natural “ford” was located here and allowed for an easier . . . Map (db m98932) HM
3Illinois (Clinton County), Carlyle — Goshen Road
The Goshen Road was one of the earliest roads in Clinton County and was traveled by its first settlers. The original road was blazed by wild animals and Native Americans. The first record of its use, however, was in 1808 when its course was mapped . . . Map (db m98931) HM
4Illinois (Clinton County), Carlyle — The General Dean Suspension Bridge
This bridge was built in 1859 at a cost of $40,000 and used for nearly seventy years. Previously, travelers at Carlyle crossed the Kaskaskia by ferry or on a mud bridge supported by logs. The Historic American Buildings Survey recognized the . . . Map (db m98933) HM
May. 18, 2021