“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 Cumberland County, Illinois

Clickable Map of Cumberland 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> Cumberland County, IL (6) Clark County, IL (22) Coles County, IL (43) Effingham County, IL (14) Jasper County, IL (2) Shelby County, IL (17)  CumberlandCounty(6) Cumberland County (6)  ClarkCounty(22) Clark County (22)  ColesCounty(43) Coles County (43)  EffinghamCounty(14) Effingham County (14)  JasperCounty(2) Jasper County (2)  ShelbyCounty(17) Shelby County (17)
Toledo is the county seat for Cumberland County
Adjacent to Cumberland County, Illinois
      Clark County (22)  
      Coles County (43)  
      Effingham County (14)  
      Jasper County (2)  
      Shelby County (17)  
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1 Illinois, Cumberland County, Greenup — "The Road that Built the Nation"
[column 1:] "History of The National Road" Settlers had been moving west since the early 1700's. By 1802, so many farms and towns had been settled in the Ohio Valley that people living in the territory were calling for . . . Map (db m155631) HM
2 Illinois, Cumberland County, Greenup — Cumberland County Covered Bridge
Historic Bridge Re-Created 177 years after the original Jackson Covered Bridge was constructed on this site a new bridge now spans the Embarass River. This structure re-creates as an original covered timber bridge that once stood on this . . . Map (db m152477) HM
3 Illinois, Cumberland County, Greenup — GreenupRails and Trails
He was a man of vision. When William C. Greenup co-founded this village in 1834, the land around it was wilderness. But as Illinois Superintendent of the National Road, Greenup saw tremendous potential in the area adjacent to America's highway. . . . Map (db m152532) HM
4 Illinois, Cumberland County, Greenup — Greenup Township Carnegie Library
Built in 1904Map (db m153196) HM
5 Illinois, Cumberland County, Greenup — Old to New: Bridges over the Embarras River
[column 1:] 1830 - Original Jackson Truss Bridge Excerpts from inspection report made in 1833: [Doc. No. 117] 23d Congress, 1st Session, HO. Of Reps. War Dept. May 14, 1834 "Inspection Cumberland Road and its . . . Map (db m155370) HM
6 Illinois, Cumberland County, Greenup — Site of Barbour Inn
Site of Barbour Inn 1831, on Old National Trail, town established in 1836, by W.C. Greenup Map (db m152786) HM
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May. 31, 2023