“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 Pope County, Illinois

Clickable Map of Pope 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> Pope County, IL (5) Hardin County, IL (11) Johnson County, IL (7) Massac County, IL (18) Saline County, IL (25) Williamson County, IL (10) Livingston County, KY (21)  PopeCounty(5) Pope County (5)  HardinCounty(11) Hardin County (11)  JohnsonCounty(7) Johnson County (7)  MassacCounty(18) Massac County (18)  SalineCounty(25) Saline County (25)  WilliamsonCounty(10) Williamson County (10)  LivingstonCountyKentucky(21) Livingston County (21)
Golconda is the county seat for Pope County
Adjacent to Pope County, Illinois
      Hardin County (11)  
      Johnson County (7)  
      Massac County (18)  
      Saline County (25)  
      Williamson County (10)  
      Livingston County, Kentucky (21)  
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1 Illinois, Pope County, Golconda — Alexander Hall Buel House
Built by A. H. Buel, who received a deed to the lot 18 October, 1841 from Daniel Field. Family members, some of whom lived in the house until 1986, thought Mr. Buel, a tanner, built the house shortly after the deed was executed. The . . . Map (db m159835) HM
2 Illinois, Pope County, Golconda — GolcondaLewis & Clark Expedition — 1803-1806 —
In 1796 Major James Vance Lusk, Revolutionary War veteran, and his wife Sarah, daughter of Gen. James McElwaine, led a party of 35 - half of them children - from Washaw, South Carolina to a site in Kentucky, opposite the mouth of Lusk Creek. Lusk . . . Map (db m155008) HM
3 Illinois, Pope County, Golconda — John Thomas Davidson Cabin
The cabin was located on a farm, near Azotus, when it was purchased by John Thomas Davidson in 1882. It was moved to the present site in 1993 when it was presented to Pope County Historical Society by R. C. Davidson, grandson of John Thomas. . . . Map (db m161403) HM
4 Illinois, Pope County, Golconda — Lewis and Clark in Illinois
In the fall of 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis and William Clark passed this place with about twenty men on their way westward. At that time, there were a few residents and Lusk's ferry located nearby. Most likely, the Expedition party visited with . . . Map (db m154572) HM
5 Illinois, Pope County, Golconda — Sarah Lusk
In memory of Sarah Lusk The brave pioneer woman who founded the town of Golconda, first called Sarahville, a century and a quarter ago. She established the first ferry across the Ohio River at this place, which she operated with the . . . Map (db m155071) HM
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Jun. 2, 2023