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Founding of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity Marker image, Touch for more information
By Bill Kirchner, April 19, 2012
Founding of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity Marker
Illinois (Warren County), Monmouth — Founding of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity
On April 28, 1867, the National Women's Fraternity Movement began here in the home of Jacob Holt. In a second floor bedroom, shared by Ada Bruen and Libbie Brook, twelve Monmouth College co-eds founded I.C. Sorosis, known today by its Greek motto, . . . — Map (db m55447) HM
Illinois (Warren County), Monmouth — Wyatt Earp Birthplace
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Wyatt Earp Birthplace March 19, 1848 — Map (db m55445) HM
Illinois (Warren County), Monmouth — Wyatt Earp Birthplace
Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp, famous for the 1881 gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona Territory, was born on March 19, 1848, in Monmouth. According to family history, his birthplace is located at 406 South 3rd Street. When Earp was two, his . . . — Map (db m55448) HM

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