Historical Markers and War Memorials in Barry, Illinois
Pittsfield is the county seat for Pike County
Barry is in Pike County
Pike County(54) ► ADJACENT TO PIKE COUNTY Adams County(82) ► Brown County(2) ► Calhoun County(2) ► Greene County(4) ► Morgan County(19) ► Scott County(6) ► Marion County, Missouri(69) ► Pike County, Missouri(13) ► Ralls County, Missouri(10) ►
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To the Union soldiers
War of the Rebellion
Members of John McTucker Post 154 G.A.R. Dept. of ILL.
N..R. Taggart 3 Mo. Cav. • Isri Smith 32 Ill. Inf. • Seth Grammer 78 Ill. Inf. • P. Dickson 30 Ind. Inf. . . . — — Map (db m152175) WM
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
Founded in 1836 by Frank McWorter, New Philadelphia is the first known town planned and legally registered by an African American in the United States. . . . — — Map (db m134869) HM
The town consisted of 144 lots laid out by a black man FREE FRANK MCWORTER. In 1819 he bought his freedom from slavery, and eventually freedom for 16 family members for $14,000. He was the first settler (1829) in Hadley Township. Free Frank was born . . . — — Map (db m134870) HM