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To those who diedwe show honor and pray for eternal rest.To those still missingwe express our remembrance and hope.To those who returnedwe dedicate our eternal gratitude.The grateful people of Piatt Countythank these veterans for their courage, sa…
About 800 Potawatomi Indians camped at Pyatt's Point during a forced march from Twin-Lakes, Ind. To the reservation on the Osage River, Kansas. One woman, three children were buried during this stop.
We honor the pioneers and the three Native Americans who died here while on the Trail of Death march in 1838 and are buried in this cemetery
Here on July 29, 1858Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglasfirst agreed to meet inJoint Debate in Illinois
The Tenbrook Hotel, the building shown on the right-hand side of the photo (which was taken at the end of the Civil War), was the site where Lincoln and other members of the bar lodged when traversing the Eighth Judicial Circuit. Lincoln traveled …
Lincoln's journeys to Monticello were sometimes difficult because of the weather and his lack of popularity on some issues. Lincoln, Judge David Davis, and other members of the Bar were trying to reach Monticello in the spring of 1852, having r…
The I.C.R.R. Co. Steam locomotive was popular in the mid 1850's, when Lincoln worked for the Illinois Central. It was named "American Standard," and latter ran from Decatur to Champaign. Locomotives were originally wood burning, and the railroad o…
Abraham Lincolntraveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ???1847 - 1857