Governor Coles and Slavery

Governor Coles and Slavery (HM2ND2)

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N 38° 49.139', W 89° 57.846'

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Site of the courthouse where, in 1824, political enemies convicted Governor Edward Coles of illegally freeing his slaves. "To preserve to a continuous line of generations that liberty obtained by the valor of our forefathers, we must make provisions for the moral and intellectual improvement of those who are to follow."
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HM NumberHM2ND2
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByCity of Edwardsville and the Illinois State Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 4:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 242655 N 4300864
Decimal Degrees38.81898333, -89.96410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.139', W 89° 57.846'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 8.3400000000002" N, 89° 57' 50.76" W
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