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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Perry, Illinois

 
Clickable Map of Pike 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 Pike County, IL (50) Adams County, IL (72) Brown County, IL (2) Calhoun County, IL (2) Greene County, IL (2) Morgan County, IL (16) Scott County, IL (2) Marion County, MO (68) Pike County, MO (13) Ralls County, MO (10)  PikeCounty(50) Pike County (50)  AdamsCounty(72) Adams County (72)  BrownCounty(2) Brown County (2)  CalhounCounty(2) Calhoun County (2)  GreeneCounty(2) Greene County (2)  MorganCounty(16) Morgan County (16)  ScottCounty(2) Scott County (2)  MarionCountyMissouri(68) Marion County (68)  PikeCounty(13) Pike County (13)  RallsCounty(10) Ralls County (10)
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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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Illinois (Pike County), Perry — Cobb Family Cabin
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
2Illinois (Pike County), Perry — Cross of Gold Speech
Site of first William Jennings Bryan Cross of Gold Speech in 1896 Lawn of Presbyterian Church Perry IllinoisMap (db m138418) HM
3Illinois (Pike County), Perry — General Grant and the 21st IL Regiment
Gen. U.S. Grant, commander of the 21st Regiment Illinois Volunteers was camped here with his regiment July 8, 1861Map (db m135377) HM
4Illinois (Pike County), Perry — Perry Church of Christ Memorial Park
Front Enjoy this park set aside for quiet reflection. It memorializes 177 years of Christian spirit and community service. Back Let the Lower Lights Be Burning [lines of sheet music] 1837 The congregation was established . . . Map (db m137281) HM
5Illinois (Pike County), Perry — Potawatomi Trail of Death
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
6Illinois (Pike County), Perry — Veterans Memorial
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. A.D. 2013 “We have met the enemy and . . . Map (db m137270) WM
 
Apr. 18, 2021