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Edwardsville, Illinois Historical Markers

 
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By Mike Camero, April 18, 2012
Benjamin Stephenson House Marker
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — Benjamin Stephenson House1820
Stephenson House built 1820 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places for Historical & Architectural Significance — Map (db m55340) HM
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — Cleaon Etzkorn Bandstand
Dedicated on June 3, 1982 In recognition of 50 years of outstanding service to the Edwardsville Municipal Band during which he served 25 years as its director

Edwardsville Rotary Club serving the community as the major contributor to . . . — Map (db m54303) HM

Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — EdwardsvilleHome of Five Illinois Governors
Edward Coles 1822-1826 Ninian Edwards 1826-1830 John Reynolds 1830-1834 Thomas Ford 1842-1846 Charles S. Deneen 1905-1913 — Map (db m55040) HM
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — Edwardsville National Bank Clock
First erected in 1923 at the corner of St. Louis Street and North Main Street Through funds raised by public donations, the clock was relocated in this Clock Tower park and presented to the City of Edwardsville in gratitude for its commitment . . . — Map (db m52630) HM
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — First Cemetery in the City of Edwardsville
This tract of ground was the first cemetery in the City of Edwardsville. Buried here are the soldiers of our early wars and the pioneer settlers of this community. — Map (db m49810) HM
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — Fort Russell
One quarter-mile to the west stood Fort Russell, a wooden stockade which served as a base of supplies and operations for the Illinois Militia during the War of 1812. From here, for months at a time, Governor Ninian Edwards administered the affairs . . . — Map (db m54759) HM
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — In grateful memory of the early settlers.
In grateful memory of the early settlers. Who by courage industry and endurance transformed a wilderness into a land of order peace and plenty. — Map (db m48951) HM
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — In Memory of Dr. Thomas R. Yates
. . . — Map (db m54292) HM
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — LeClaire, Illinois
Social visionary N.O. Nelson founded the village of LeClaire in 1890, naming it after Edme Jean LeClaire, who inaugurated profit sharing in France. In contrast to unsanitary urban tenement districts, LeClaire was a model cooperative village offering . . . — Map (db m54856) HM
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — Ninian Edwards1775 - 1833
Territorial Governor 1809-1818 U.S. Senator from Illinois 1818-1824 Elected Third Governor of Illinois 1826-1831 City of Edwardsville was named in his honor in 1813 — Map (db m54296) HM
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech
. . . — Map (db m52639) HM

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