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Historical Markers in Grafton, Illinois

 
Clickable Map of Jersey 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 Jersey County, IL (15) Calhoun County, IL (2) Greene County, IL (4) Macoupin County, IL (30) Madison County, IL (202) St. Charles County, MO (226)  JerseyCounty(15) Jersey County (15)  CalhounCounty(2) Calhoun County (2)  GreeneCounty(4) Greene County (4)  MacoupinCounty(30) Macoupin County (30)  MadisonCounty(202) Madison County (202)  St.CharlesCountyMissouri(226) St. Charles County (226)
Jerseyville is the county seat for Jersey County
Grafton is in Jersey County
      Jersey County (15)  
ADJACENT TO JERSEY COUNTY
      Calhoun County (2)  
      Greene County (4)  
      Macoupin County (30)  
      Madison County (202)  
      St. Charles County, Missouri (226)  
 
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1Illinois (Jersey County), Grafton — 1116 West Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m210376) HM
2Illinois (Jersey County), Grafton — 1201 West Main Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m209844) HM
3Illinois (Jersey County), Grafton — Charles Brainerd House
Charles Brainerd House 420 E. Main has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior c. 1885Map (db m209840) HM
4Illinois (Jersey County), Grafton — Elijah Lovejoy1802-1837
An outspoken abolitionist, Lovejoy was owner and publisher of the Alton "Observer". His anti-slavery writings aroused dangerous animosity in the area. Three times his presses were destroyed by mobs, and replaced by the townspeople. The fourth time . . . Map (db m142763) HM
5Illinois (Jersey County), Grafton — GraftonWhere the rivers meet
The essence of the meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway is the celebration of the unique river communities found at the convergence of America's great rivers. At the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois rivers, the city of . . . Map (db m210702) HM
6Illinois (Jersey County), Grafton — Illiniwek
A confederation of many Indian tribes living along the Mississippi and Illinois rivers. "Illiniwek" means "The Men". During French occupation of this area it was shortened to "Illini", and the French ending "ois" was added, giving the state of . . . Map (db m142760) HM
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7Illinois (Jersey County), Grafton — Pere Jacques Marquette
. . . Map (db m142752) HM
8Illinois (Jersey County), Grafton — The CCC
Over the years, about 165,000 individuals were employed in at least 50 Illinois Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Illinois. Many of these worked on projects in Illinois' state parks. One of the most successful programs to aid Americans . . . Map (db m142758) HM
9Illinois (Jersey County), Grafton — The Piasa Bird
In appearance, the Piasa Bird was a combination of bird, animal, reptile and fish. It preyed on local Indian tribes until it was killed by Illini Chieftan Owatoga, whose village was near Elsah. The original Bluff Picture was painted so Indians, . . . Map (db m142762) HM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022