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

Clickable Map of Franklin 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> Franklin County, IL (5) Hamilton County, IL (3) Jackson County, IL (49) Jefferson County, IL (18) Perry County, IL (10) Saline County, IL (25) Williamson County, IL (11)  FranklinCounty(5) Franklin County (5)  HamiltonCounty(3) Hamilton County (3)  JacksonCounty(49) Jackson County (49)  JeffersonCounty(18) Jefferson County (18)  PerryCounty(10) Perry County (10)  SalineCounty(25) Saline County (25)  WilliamsonCounty(11) Williamson County (11)
Benton is the county seat for Franklin County
Adjacent to Franklin County, Illinois
      Hamilton County (3)  
      Jackson County (49)  
      Jefferson County (18)  
      Perry County (10)  
      Saline County (25)  
      Williamson County (11)  
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1 Illinois, Franklin County, Benton — Home of John & Mary Logan 1856-1861
John A. Logan 1826-1886, U.S. Representative 1859-1862, 1867-1871 Civil War General 1861-1865, U.S. Senator, 1871-1877, 1879-1886; Vice presidential Candidate with James Blaine 1884. He established Memorial Day as a National holiday in 1868. John . . . Map (db m154532) HM
2 Illinois, Franklin County, Benton — The First Beatle In AmericaGeorge Harrison
In the late summer of 1963, four musicians from Liverpool, England — John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr — collectively known as the Beatles, were poised to conquer pop culture and music history. With three hit . . . Map (db m166711) HM
3 Illinois, Franklin County, Sesser — Ever Protect the Freedom for Which They Fought
Cox, Leon. Cox, William Ralph. Dame, William E.. Ehrlich, James I.. Fornear, James M.. Griffin, Richard. Hammonds, James. Houseworth, Wayne. Jones, Howard. McBride, Alvin L.. Pettit, C.E.. Pitchford, Charles. Reiger, Luther. Salz, Rudy. Sink, Walton . . . Map (db m196703) WM
4 Illinois, Franklin County, Sesser — In Honor of Those Who Served Our Country
In honor of those who served our country, American legion, American Legion Auxiliary, Bates Post 560Map (db m196611) WM
5 Illinois, Franklin County, Sesser — In Memory of All Veterans of All Wars
In memory of all veterans of all warsMap (db m196650) WM
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Feb. 24, 2024