Site of the First English Speaking School in IllinoisOn 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 By||233 Woodmen of the World of Waterloo, IL|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 4:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 751130 N 4239337|
|Decimal Degrees||38.26700000, -90.12950000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 16.02', W 90° 7.77'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 16' 1.2" N, 90° 7' 46.2" W|
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