James Seeley School Marker

James Seeley School Marker (HM2NEF)

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N 38° 16.02', W 90° 7.77'

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Site of the First English Speaking School in Illinois

On this site, in the year 1783, stood the first English speaking public school in the state of Illinois. It was taught by Samuel J. Seeley. The school was an abandoned squatters cabin, located on a tract of land known as the James Lemen Grant, later the Vernum Homestead.
Placed By233 Woodmen of the World of Waterloo, IL
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Date Added Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 751130 N 4239337
Decimal Degrees38.26700000, -90.12950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 16.02', W 90° 7.77'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 16' 1.2" N, 90° 7' 46.2" W
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