“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Kaskaskia, Illinois

Clickable Map of Randolph 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> Randolph County, IL (104) Jackson County, IL (49) Monroe County, IL (134) Perry County, IL (10) St. Clair County, IL (194) Washington County, IL (8) Perry County, MO (14) Ste. Genevieve County, MO (12)  RandolphCounty(104) Randolph County (104)  JacksonCounty(49) Jackson County (49)  MonroeCounty(134) Monroe County (134)  PerryCounty(10) Perry County (10)  St.ClairCounty(194) St. Clair County (194)  WashingtonCounty(8) Washington County (8)  PerryCountyMissouri(14) Perry County (14)  Ste.GenevieveCounty(12) Ste. Genevieve County (12)
Chester is the county seat for Randolph County
Kaskaskia is in Randolph County
      Randolph County (104)  
      Jackson County (49)  
      Monroe County (134)  
      Perry County (10)  
      St. Clair County (194)  
      Washington County (8)  
      Perry County, Missouri (14)  
      Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri (12)  
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1Illinois (Randolph County), Kaskaskia — Colonial Dames XVII Century
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Illinois State Society 23 March 1996, In commemoration of 1675 Mission of the Immaculate Conception Kaskaskia Island IllinoisMap (db m208074) HM
2Illinois (Randolph County), Kaskaskia — Illinois in the American Revolution
George Rogers Clark's capture of Kaskaskia in July, 1778, doomed British control of the Illinois country. The occupation of Kaskaskia was the first step in Clark's plan to capture the western headquarters of the British at Detroit. Under . . . Map (db m143482) HM
3Illinois (Randolph County), Kaskaskia — Lafayette's TourKaskaskia
Layette's Tour ON APR. 30, 1825, Lafayette arrived at Gen. Edgar's home, dined at Col. Sweets Tavern & attended a Ball at William Morrison's house. Il. Daughters of the American Revolution, William C. Pomeroy Foundation.Map (db m208073) HM
4Illinois (Randolph County), Kaskaskia — Lewis and Clark in KaskaskiaThe French Connection — 1803 —
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark arrived in Kaskaskia with twenty-four men on November 29, 1803. Here they acquired the expedition's third boat, a pirogue. After recruiting twelve more soldiers, the Captains hired expert boatman and interpreter . . . Map (db m143581) HM
5Illinois (Randolph County), Kaskaskia — The Liberty Bell of the West
This bell, given by King Louis XV of France to the Catholic Church of the Illinois Country in 1741, has been in Kaskaskia for centuries. The people of Kaskaskia rang it in celebration after George Rogers Clark occupied the town on July 4, 1778, . . . Map (db m143580) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022