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Stephenson County Illinois Historical Markers

 
<i>Portrait of Jane Addams holding a book</i> image, Touch for more information
Fred Hollyer (photo courtesy of the Univ. of Illinois at Chicago Library), circa 1896
Portrait of Jane Addams holding a book
Illinois (Stephenson County), Cedarville — Cedarville
Birthplace of Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 Humanitarian, Feminist, Social Worker, Reformer, Educator, Author, Publicist, Founder of Hull House, Pioneer, Settlement Center Chicago, 1889. President Women's International League for . . . — Map (db m128729) HM
Illinois (Stephenson County), Freeport — Second Joint Appearance Abraham Lincoln & Stephen A. Douglas
The second round in a seven-round bout between political giants Stephen A. Douglas and Abraham Lincoln was held in Freeport on August 27, 1858. In what has become a legendary struggle, Lincoln and Douglas contested for a seat in the United States . . . — Map (db m93499) HM

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