Birthplace of the Grand Army of the Republic

Birthplace of the Grand Army of the Republic (HM12K7)

Location: Decatur, IL 62523 Macon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.529', W 88° 57.198'

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In a second floor room on this spot the Grand Army of the Republic was organized April 6, 1866, by Dr. Benjamin E. Stephenson.

This tablet is placed by The Department of Illinois Woman's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic April 6, 1915.

HM NumberHM12K7
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 332877 N 4412063
Decimal Degrees39.84215000, -88.95330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.529', W 88° 57.198'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 31.74" N, 88° 57' 11.88" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 259 S Park St, Decatur IL 62523, US
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