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Historical Markers in Athens, Illinois

 
Clickable Map of Menard County, Illinois and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Menard County, IL (17) Cass County, IL (11) Logan County, IL (76) Mason County, IL (3) Sangamon County, IL (170)  MenardCounty(17) Menard County (17)  CassCounty(11) Cass County (11)  LoganCounty(76) Logan County (76)  MasonCounty(3) Mason County (3)  SangamonCounty(170) Sangamon County (170)
Petersburg is the county seat for Menard County
Athens is in Menard County
      Menard County (17)  
ADJACENT TO MENARD COUNTY
      Cass County (11)  
      Logan County (76)  
      Mason County (3)  
      Sangamon County (170)  
 
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1Illinois (Menard County), Athens — Abraham Lincoln, Deputy Surveyor, Sangamon County, Illinois1833 – 1837
Abraham Lincoln's Survey of the Sangamo Town – Athens Road Relocation Beginning January 1, 1834, New Salem was to receive mail on a new schedule. The Stage was to leave Springfield each Saturday at 4:00 am for the Warren Court House . . . Map (db m78609) HM
2Illinois (Menard County), Athens — Long Nine Banquet Site
In this structure, built about 1832, residents of the Athens area held a banquet on August 3, 1837, for the 'Long Nine' - Abraham Lincoln and the other State legislators from Sangamon County. The men, whose height totaled fifty-four feet, were . . . Map (db m78608) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Nov. 30, 2022