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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Funks Grove, Illinois
Location of Funks Grove, Illinois
► McLean County (79) ► Champaign County (22) ► DeWitt County (14) ► Ford County (1) ► Livingston County (45) ► Logan County (76) ► Piatt County (14) ► Tazewell County (3) ► Woodford County (4)
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|The first settlement in this area in 1822 was called Keg Grove. By the time a post office was established in 1829 the settlement was known as Blooming Grove. McLean County was organized the following year and Bloomington, which was laid out in 1831 . . . — — Map (db m157176) HM|
|Established in 1891, Funk descendants have been making sirup since 1824 when Isaac settled in the Grove that bears his name. — — Map (db m156944) HM|
| Having a Picnic.
By the 1920s the automobile picnic outing had become a national phenomenon. Cars allowed people to escape from crowded cities, and rural residents also took advantage of the increased mobility furnished by the . . . — — Map (db m163357) HM|
The pioneer, settled and erected
His log cabin upon this spot 1824
He set an example to his posterity
For better agriculture
Isaac Funk, 1797-1865
Cassandra Sharp, 1801-1865
George W. Funk 1827-1911
Adam Funk 1828-1847 . . . — — Map (db m157179) HM|