Azel Waters Dorsey, 1784-1858, teacher of Abraham Lincoln, is buried on the King farm one mile south of Huntsville. Dorsey taught a "blab school" in Spencer County, Indiana which young Lincoln attended for six months in 1824.
He moved to Schuyler . . . — — Map (db m181413) HM
Nearby is one of two sites in Illinois that serve as the basis for all land surveys in the state. It is the point just northwest of Beardstown, where the 4th principal meridian intersects its base line.
Originally, land was measured by "metes . . . — — Map (db m24943) HM
"Boys, this is a shaky platform, but the Republican party has a strong foundation," exclaiming a tottering Abraham Lincoln perched atop a pedestal in the yard of his Rushville host, William Ray, on the evening of October 19, 1858. A tremendous . . . — — Map (db m182091) HM
The frontier militia spirit is depicted in this 1940 calendar art rendering of Lincoln, the Soldier by artist Fletcher Ransom. When Chief Black Hawk in 1832 led Sac and Fox warriors on roads to recover their traditional grounds. Illinois . . . — — Map (db m182089) HM
In honor of those who served from Schuyler County
dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice
World War I 1917-1918
Walter A. Black • Angus Armel • James Belville • Noah C. Bollinger • Chester Breen • Thomas H. Burnside . . . — — Map (db m182092) WM