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One of The Original Milestones (# 93) Marker image, Touch for more information
By John Desaulniers, Jr., March 16, 2010
One of The Original Milestones (# 93) Marker
Illinois (Edgar County), Chrisman — One of The Original Milestones (# 93)
One of the original Milestones which marked the trail from Vincennes to Chicago. This stone was No. 93 which designated the number of miles from Vincennes. — Map (db m11651) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Chrisman — One of The Original Milestones (# 97)
One of the original Milestones which marked the Trail from Vincennes to Chicago. This stone was No. 97 which designated the number of miles from Vincennes. — Map (db m11658) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Chrisman — Pontiac Peace Treaty
A few miles west of here on July 18, 1765, Pontiac, an Ottawa Chief, and George Croghan, British Representative, met in a formal peace council which ended the most threatening Indian uprising against the British in North America. Following the . . . — Map (db m10997) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Grandview — Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll
Center Panel To Honor The Men and Women who Have Served Our Country Left Panel W W I Apr. 6, 1916 — Nov. 11, 1918 Atwill Augustus • Basil Bennett • Emil Bennett • James R. Bolin, Sr. • Rholand Fitzpatrick . . . — Map (db m30946) WM
Illinois (Edgar County), Kansas — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Edgar / Coles Counties — County Line Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m10988) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Paris, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10937) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois
First Plaque - Front of Boulder 1775 - D. A. R. (Crest) - 1783 To the Honor and Glory of the Soldiers of the - American Revolution - who are buried in Edgar Co. Row One Elijah Austin • Hugh Barr • James . . . — Map (db m23460) WM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers — 110 years Working Millstones —
Plaque One These Millstones long in the Service of our Pioneers dedicated to their memory by the Edgar County Historical Society 1817 - 1927 Plaque Two From the Lewis Jones Farm near Nevins presented to Edgar . . . — Map (db m23457) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Zion's Camp March — Through Edgar County
In 1834, Joseph Smith, prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS), together with about 200 LDS Volunteers from Kirtland, Ohio, marched to assist threatened church members in Jackson County, Missouri. Called “Zion’s . . . — Map (db m23351) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Ridge Farm — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Vermilion / Edgar Counties — County Line Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m10698) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Scottland — Thy Wonderous Story, Illinois
The fertile prairies in Illinois attracted the attention of French fur trader Louis Jolliet and Father Jacques Marquette as they explored the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers in 1673. France claimed this region until 1763 when she surrendered it to . . . — Map (db m131294) HM

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