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

Clickable Map of Henderson 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> Henderson County, IL (4) Hancock County, IL (30) McDonough County, IL (8) Mercer County, IL (17) Warren County, IL (3) Des Moines County, IA (3) Lee County, IA (25)  HendersonCounty(4) Henderson County (4)  HancockCounty(30) Hancock County (30)  McDonoughCounty(8) McDonough County (8)  MercerCounty(17) Mercer County (17)  WarrenCounty(3) Warren County (3)  DesMoinesCountyIowa(3) Des Moines County (3)  LeeCounty(25) Lee County (25)
Oquawka is the county seat for Henderson County
Adjacent to Henderson County, Illinois
      Hancock County (30)  
      McDonough County (8)  
      Mercer County (17)  
      Warren County (3)  
      Des Moines County, Iowa (3)  
      Lee County, Iowa (25)  
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1Illinois, Henderson County, Dallas City — Lincoln Spoke HereOctober 23, 1858
Near West First Street at Oak Street.
(title is text)Map (db m181445) HM
2Illinois, Henderson County, Dallas City — Politics and LincolnLooking for Lincoln — 1858 —
On East First Street at Oak Street, on the left when traveling east on East First Street.
Lincoln's visit to Dallas City on October 23, 1858, was significant to his political career in many ways. According to the Dallas City Review newspaper, several efforts were made by Democrats to tear down the platform that had been . . . Map (db m181444) HM
3Illinois, Henderson County, Gladstone — Henderson County Covered Bridge
On Illinois Route 104 north of Dnr Road, on the right when traveling north.
The original covered bridge was built in the fall of 1866 by Jacob Allaman at a total cost of $2,125.00. The bridge carried traffic until 1934. In 1935 the Illinois Division of Highways acquired the bridge from Henderson County, and it became the . . . Map (db m181371) HM
4Illinois, Henderson County, Oquawka — Norma Jean ElephantAug. 10, 1942 - July 17, 1972
On North 5th Street north of Mercer Street, on the right when traveling north.
This memorial is dedicated in memory of an elephant named Norma Jean, who was killed by lightning at this location and lies buried here.Map (db m181372) HM
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Mar. 26, 2023