Home of Adlai E. Stevenson I

Home of Adlai E. Stevenson I (HM11MO)

Location: Bloomington, IL 61701 McLean County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 29.16', W 88° 59.321'

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This was the home of Adlai E. Stevenson I, Vice-President of the United States, 1893-1897. Stevenson was born in Kentucky in 1835 and came to Bloomington in 1852. He attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington and Centre College in Kentucky. He began to practice law in Metamora, Illinois in 1858 and returned to Bloomington in 1868. A lifelong Democrat, Stevenson was elected to Congress in 1874 and 1878. He served as First Assistant Postmaster General in President Grover Cleveland's first administration, 1885-1889, and Vice President in Cleveland's second administration, 1893-1897. Stevenson bought this house in 1889. He died in 1914.
HM NumberHM11MO
Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series
Year Placed1972
Placed ByMcClean County Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 331450 N 4483600
Decimal Degrees40.48600000, -88.98868333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 29.16', W 88° 59.321'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 29' 9.60" N, 88° 59' 19.26" W
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Area Code(s)309
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901 N Mclean St, Bloomington IL 61701, US
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