of the men of
freely gave their lives,
of the people,
by the people,
and for the people
shall not perish
from the Earth."
Shiloh, . . . — — Map (db m85092) WM
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
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
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
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
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
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