“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 Casey, Illinois

Clickable Map of Clark 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> Clark County, IL (22) Coles County, IL (43) Crawford County, IL (14) Cumberland County, IL (6) Edgar County, IL (17) Jasper County, IL (2) Sullivan County, IN (8) Vigo County, IN (55)  ClarkCounty(22) Clark County (22)  ColesCounty(43) Coles County (43)  CrawfordCounty(14) Crawford County (14)  CumberlandCounty(6) Cumberland County (6)  EdgarCounty(17) Edgar County (17)  JasperCounty(2) Jasper County (2)  SullivanCountyIndiana(8) Sullivan County (8)  VigoCounty(55) Vigo County (55)
Marshall is the county seat for Clark County
Casey is in Clark County
      Clark County (22)  
      Coles County (43)  
      Crawford County (14)  
      Cumberland County (6)  
      Edgar County (17)  
      Jasper County (2)  
      Sullivan County, Indiana (8)  
      Vigo County, Indiana (55)  
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1Illinois (Clark County), Casey — CaseyA Tale of Two Cities
It's a story often told on the National Road. Two towns, both poised to prosper, grow up within walking distance of one another. One thrives. The other fades into the footnotes of history. In the 1830s, Ewing Chancellor settled land along an . . . Map (db m152559) HM
2Illinois (Clark County), Casey — Cumberland Presbyterian Church Bell
With gratitude to all the workers, for the children of tomorrow, we raise this bell to the glory of God: in the love of holiness, and to the cause and just pursuit of freedom. This 48-inch, 2000-pound bell was part of the original United . . . Map (db m184622) HM
3Illinois (Clark County), Casey — John Lang1805-1874
First permanent settler in 1838 Built National House/Hotel on West Main StreetMap (db m188292) HM
4Illinois (Clark County), Casey — Rev. John Doughty1797-1875
Founder of Cumberland (1833) and the Cumberland Baptist Church and CemeteryMap (db m188280) HM
5Illinois (Clark County), Casey — The Development of Casey
With the opening of the National Road through this area, small communities began to the established along the route, one of which was Casey. The first settler was John Lang, a native of Scotland. Lang and family arrived from Ohio in 1838 and bought . . . Map (db m152488) HM
6Illinois (Clark County), Casey — The Early Settlement of Cumberland
With the completion of the National Road (Cumberland Road) through Clark County in 1834, a settlement known as Cumberland was established in this vicinity. The settlement consisted mainly of workmen who moved here for the purpose of securing . . . Map (db m188290) HM
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7Illinois (Clark County), Casey — You Are Not Forgotten
Since World War I, more than 91,000 American soldiers are unaccounted for. This unoccupied seat is dedicated to the memory of those brave men and women and to the sacrifices each made in serving this country. God Bless You, God Bless . . . Map (db m184578) WM
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Dec. 4, 2022