“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 Marshall County, Illinois

Clickable Map of Marshall 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> Marshall County, IL (7) Bureau County, IL (17) LaSalle County, IL (86) Peoria County, IL (41) Putnam County, IL (5) Stark County, IL (1) Woodford County, IL (5)  MarshallCounty(7) Marshall County (7)  BureauCounty(17) Bureau County (17)  LaSalleCounty(86) LaSalle County (86)  PeoriaCounty(41) Peoria County (41)  PutnamCounty(5) Putnam County (5)  StarkCounty(1) Stark County (1)  WoodfordCounty(5) Woodford County (5)
Lacon is the county seat for Marshall County
Adjacent to Marshall County, Illinois
      Bureau County (17)  
      LaSalle County (86)  
      Peoria County (41)  
      Putnam County (5)  
      Stark County (1)  
      Woodford County (5)  
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1 Illinois, Marshall County, Henry — Abandon ShipCromwell, John Philip — Captain, USN — Born 11, September 1901, Henry, Illinois —
Medal of Honor citation For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as commander of a submarine coordinated attack group with flag in the U.S.S. Sculpin, during the ninth war patrol of . . . Map (db m183533) WM
2 Illinois, Marshall County, Henry — Harrison School
Built 1882-1883 “School held til” 1947 Restored by Linda Hartwig Year 2005Map (db m183514) HM
3 Illinois, Marshall County, Henry — Henry (Illinois) Honor Roll
[Front plaque] Peace time or war time we honor all Henry area residents who have served in the armed forces of the United States of America [Left wall] 1961 1975 Cecil E. Altizer • Joann M. Altizer • Harry . . . Map (db m183515) WM
4 Illinois, Marshall County, Henry — John P. Cromwell MemorialStill on Patrol — World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient —
U.S. Navy submarines paid heavily for their success in World War II. A total of 374 Officers and 3,131 men are on board these 52 U.S. Submarines still on “Patrol”. Albacore, Amerjack, Arconaut, Barbel, Bonefish, Bullhead, Capelin, . . . Map (db m92808) WM
5 Illinois, Marshall County, Henry — Still on Patrol
U.S. Navy submarines paid heavily for their success in World War II. A total of 374 officers and 3131 men are on board these 52 U.S. submarines still on "patrol." Albacore • Amberjack • Argonaut • Barbel • Bonefish • Bullhead • Capelin • Cisco • . . . Map (db m183535) WM
6 Illinois, Marshall County, Sparland — Robert Waugh House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m183583) HM
7 Illinois, Marshall County, Toluca — Toluca Coal Mine
In 1893 the Sante Fe Railroad authorized Charles Devlin, their manager of mining properties, to purchase the mineral rights here to 11,000 acres. The Devlin Coal Company sank two shafts and began producing coal using the longwall method, . . . Map (db m33669) HM
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Dec. 3, 2023