“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 Brown County, Illinois

Clickable Map of Brown 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> Brown County, IL (2) Adams County, IL (82) Cass County, IL (14) Morgan County, IL (20) Pike County, IL (54) Schuyler County, IL (10)  BrownCounty(2) Brown County (2)  AdamsCounty(82) Adams County (82)  CassCounty(14) Cass County (14)  MorganCounty(20) Morgan County (20)  PikeCounty(54) Pike County (54)  SchuylerCounty(10) Schuyler County (10)
Mount Sterling is the county seat for Brown County
Adjacent to Brown County, Illinois
      Adams County (82)  
      Cass County (14)  
      Morgan County (20)  
      Pike County (54)  
      Schuyler County (10)  
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1 Illinois, Brown County, Mount Sterling — Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here
Near this spot, then known as Curry's Grove, on October 19, 1858, Abraham Lincoln delivered an address in his campaign for the United States Senate. His words were little noted nor long remembered, but of such things too is history made.Map (db m149876) HM
2 Illinois, Brown County, Mount Sterling — Mt. Sterling, Illinois
In 1824 Cornelius Vandeventer a native of Ohio, became the first permanent settler in this area. Additional pioneers came over the next few years from Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina. In 1829 Alexander Curry purchased a claim on . . . Map (db m149875) HM
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Sep. 30, 2023