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Lewis and Clark in Illinois Marker image, Touch for more information
By Larry Senalik, April 13, 2012
Lewis and Clark in Illinois Marker
Illinois (Randolph County), Chester — Lewis and Clark in Illinois
On November 27, 1803, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and their party camped on Horse Island, just opposite this place at the confluence of the Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers. The next morning, Lewis left them to travel by land. Clark and the men . . . — Map (db m54566) HM
Illinois (Randolph County), Chester — Popeye
This statue is erected in tribute to Elzie Crisler Segar Born in Chester, Illinois - Dec. 8, 1894 Died in Santa Monica, California - Oct. 13, 1938 Mr. Segar created Popeye from his recollection of Frank "Rocky" Fiegel — . . . — Map (db m70409) HM

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