“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 Iroquois County, Illinois

Clickable Map of Iroquois 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> Iroquois County, IL (7) Ford County, IL (2) Kankakee County, IL (16) Vermilion County, IL (63) Benton County, IN (5) Newton County, IN (2)  IroquoisCounty(7) Iroquois County (7)  FordCounty(2) Ford County (2)  KankakeeCounty(16) Kankakee County (16)  VermilionCounty(63) Vermilion County (63)  BentonCountyIndiana(5) Benton County (5)  NewtonCounty(2) Newton County (2)
Watseka is the county seat for Iroquois County
Adjacent to Iroquois County, Illinois
      Ford County (2)  
      Kankakee County (16)  
      Vermilion County (63)  
      Benton County, Indiana (5)  
      Newton County, Indiana (2)  
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1 Illinois, Iroquois County, Crescent City — Butterfield Trail
For many years Butterfield Trail was one of the main routes from East Central Illinois to the Chicago area. In 1831 Ben Butterfield marked out the rail from Danville to Lockport where he had settled the previous year. The trail crossed Spring Creek . . . Map (db m164819) HM
2 Illinois, Iroquois County, Iroquois — Concord Township — Village of Iroquois — Veterans Memorial —
Erected in 1997 by the people of Concord Township and the Village of Iroquois in memory of the men and women who served in the Armed Forces and in hope for the veterans of the futureMap (db m97329) WM
3 Illinois, Iroquois County, Iroquois — Gurdon S. Hubbard Trading Post
In 1822, Gurdon S. Hubbard, on this spot, built an Indian Trading Post and operated it until 1834. Here the Indian Princess Watchee-Kee lived with Hubbard, as his wife.Map (db m96050) HM
4 Illinois, Iroquois County, Iroquois — The Village of Iroquois Calaboose — The Bunkum Jail
Built in Nov. 1881, according to history, the jail was built because a second saloon was coming to “Bunkum”. The town fathers decided a “cooler” was needed for “wicked people who came from other places to disturb . . . Map (db m97331) HM
5 Illinois, Iroquois County, Milford — Milford Illinois War Memorial
Panel One W. W. I Row One John Adams • Sherman Adsit • Roy Adwell • G. W. Akerly • Ralph Austin • + Forrest Ballard • Elmer Barkhurst • Homer Beall, Sr. • Jesse Bennet • Reed Berryman • Willard Black • Edward Blanken • Henry . . . Map (db m41407) WM
6 Illinois, Iroquois County, Milford — Origin of Milford (Illinois) — Old Hubbard Trail — Dixie Highway —
This tablet, erected in the Spring of 1936, marks the Old Hubbard Trail, which forded Sugar Creek at this point. In this angle of ground between the ford and the trail there stood 100 years ago a pioneer grist mill. Thus giving the name the Mill . . . Map (db m17873) HM
7 Illinois, Iroquois County, Milford — Rodney F. Reeves 1958 - 1981 — Retrieving and Restoring this Buzz Bomb
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of Rodney F. Reeves 1958 - 1981 His love for Milford was shown by his labors in retrieving and restoring this Buzz Bomb to its original place in our community.Map (db m17969) HM
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Jun. 9, 2023