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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Perry, Illinois
Location of Perry, Illinois
► Pike County (50) ► Adams County (72) ► Brown County (2) ► Calhoun County (2) ► Greene County (2) ► Morgan County (16) ► Scott County (2) ► Marion County, Missouri (68) ► Pike County, Missouri (13) ► Ralls County, Missouri (10)
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|Built in 1837 by a Mr. Cobb who left his family here in 1849. He was killed in the gold fields. Cabin moved here in 1968. — — Map (db m137283) HM|
|Site of first William Jennings Bryan Cross of Gold Speech in 1896
Lawn of Presbyterian Church
Perry Illinois — — Map (db m138418) HM|
|Gen. U.S. Grant, commander of the 21st Regiment Illinois Volunteers was camped here with his regiment July 8, 1861 — — Map (db m135377) HM|
| Front Enjoy this park set aside for quiet reflection. It memorializes 177 years of Christian spirit and community service.
Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
[lines of sheet music]
1837 The congregation was established . . . — — Map (db m137281) HM|
|On Oct. 5, 1838, about 800 Potawatomi Indians camped at McKee’s Creek near here on the forced removal from Indiana to Kansas, known as the Trail of Death. They crossed the Illinois River by ferry. Leaving the river they had to seek water, because of . . . — — Map (db m135378) HM|
|Our community honors each person who answers a grateful nation’s call to defend the Constitution of the United States and to preserve Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness for all Americans.
“We have met the enemy and . . . — — Map (db m137270) WM|