“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 Pleasant Plains, Illinois

Clickable Map of Sangamon 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> Sangamon County, IL (170) Cass County, IL (11) Christian County, IL (8) Logan County, IL (76) Macon County, IL (29) Macoupin County, IL (30) Menard County, IL (17) Montgomery County, IL (19) Morgan County, IL (19)  SangamonCounty(170) Sangamon County (170)  CassCounty(11) Cass County (11)  ChristianCounty(8) Christian County (8)  LoganCounty(76) Logan County (76)  MaconCounty(29) Macon County (29)  MacoupinCounty(30) Macoupin County (30)  MenardCounty(17) Menard County (17)  MontgomeryCounty(19) Montgomery County (19)  MorganCounty(19) Morgan County (19)
Springfield is the county seat for Sangamon County
Pleasant Plains is in Sangamon County
      Sangamon County (170)  
      Cass County (11)  
      Christian County (8)  
      Logan County (76)  
      Macon County (29)  
      Macoupin County (30)  
      Menard County (17)  
      Montgomery County (19)  
      Morgan County (19)  
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1 Illinois, Sangamon County, Pleasant Plains — Clayville
This building, one of the first brick buildings in Sangamon County, was built in the spring of 1834 by John Broadwell. His father, Moses Broadwell, a native of Elizabethtown, New Jersey, came to Illinois in 1820. He and his son John built a brick . . . Map (db m129230) HM
2 Illinois, Sangamon County, Pleasant Plains — Clayville Tavern
One-Fourth mile west of this site Moses Broadwell A revolutionary soldier, 3rd N.J. Regt., built the first brick house in Sangamon County, 1820-1827. This Clayville Tavern was built about 1834 by a son, John Broadwell, a soldier . . . Map (db m39306) HM
3 Illinois, Sangamon County, Pleasant Plains — Peter Cartwright
Near Pleasant Plains the famous Methodist circuit rider, Peter Cartwright, made his home from 1824 until his death in 1872. His powerful preaching led many thousands into the church, and made him a dominant figure in the religious life of Illinois . . . Map (db m42066) HM
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Jun. 3, 2023