“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 Putnam County, Illinois

Clickable Map of Putnam 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> Putnam County, IL (5) Bureau County, IL (17) LaSalle County, IL (86) Marshall County, IL (7)  PutnamCounty(5) Putnam County (5)  BureauCounty(17) Bureau County (17)  LaSalleCounty(86) LaSalle County (86)  MarshallCounty(7) Marshall County (7)
Hennepin is the county seat for Putnam County
Adjacent to Putnam County, Illinois
      Bureau County (17)  
      LaSalle County (86)  
      Marshall County (7)  
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1 Illinois, Putnam County, Granville — The Buel Institute
In honor of The Buel Institute the pioneer farmers association of Illinois. Organized in 1846, its membership was drawn from Putnam, LaSalle, Bureau, Marshall, Livingston and Peoria counties, and its activities for half a century exerted an . . . Map (db m213625) HM
2 Illinois, Putnam County, Granville — The Granville Convention
This marker commemorates the Granville Convention of November 18, 1851 at which Jonathan Baldwin Turner first proposed the plan for establishing higher institutions of scientific industrial learning by federal aid, a plan which laid the . . . Map (db m213623) HM
3 Illinois, Putnam County, Hennepin — John Wesley Powell / 30-Pounder Parrott Rifle — 1861 —
John Wesley Powell John Wesley Powell was born in 1834 in Mount Morris, New York, the son of Joseph Powell a Methodist preacher and avid abolitionist. When Powell was 12 years old, the family moved to a farm in Wisconsin. When he was 18, . . . Map (db m199793) HM
4 Illinois, Putnam County, McNabb — John Swaney School1906
[Top plaque] In memory of John and Sarah Swaney, pioneers of this community whose generosity made this school possible. Class of 1910 [Bottom plaque] Site of first consolidated grade and high school formed in . . . Map (db m213626) HM
5 Illinois, Putnam County, McNabb — Site of the first Clear Creek Friends Meeting HouseBuilt 1841
Map (db m213627) HM
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Sep. 25, 2023