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Illinois Points of Interest & Historical Landmarks

Illinois is a state with a rich past and a great many points of interest, including hundreds historical markers and landmarks, with many buildings listed in the National Register of Historic Places. A Midwestern State spanning from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan, Illinois is known as The Prairie State and the Land of Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln lived for quite some time in the state and was elected President while there, and there are a number of historic places involving him, including places where he gave presidential campaign speeches, where he lived and where he was married. Ulysses S. Grant was also elected President from Illinois. IL history touches many topics such as the the Civil War, the early Industrial Revolution in America, and early events in religious history such as the first Mormon Town of Nauvoo, the town where Mormon leader Joseph Smith was jailed and assasinated, historic Lutheran churches, and historic Methodist churches, and more.
Map of Illinois State Historical Marker locations and other Illinois Landmarks

Illinois Historical Markers & Landmarks

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Adams County, Alexander County, Bond County, Boone County, Brown County, Bureau County, Calhoun County, Carroll County, Cass County, Champaign County, Christian County, Clark County, Clay County, Clinton County, Coles County, Cook County, Crawford County, Cumberland County, DeKalb County, DeWitt County, Douglas County, DuPage County, Edgar County, Edwards County, Effingham County, Fayette County, Ford County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Gallatin County, Greene County, Grundy County, Hamilton County, Hancock County, Hardin County, Henderson County, Henry County, Iroquois County, Jackson County, Jasper County, Jefferson County, Jersey County, Jo Daviess County, Johnson County, Kane County, Kankakee County, Kendall County, Knox County, Lake County, LaSalle County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Livingston County, Logan County, Macon County, Macoupin County, Madison County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mason County, Massac County, McDonough County, McHenry County, McLean County, Menard County, Mercer County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Moultrie County, Ogle County, Peoria County, Perry County, Piatt County, Pike County, Pope County, Pulaski County, Putnam County, Randolph County, Richland County, Rock Island County, Saline County, Sangamon County, Schuyler County, Scott County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Stark County, Stephenson County, Tazewell County, Union County, Vermilion County, Wabash County, Warren County, Washington County, Wayne County, White County, Whiteside County, Will County, Williamson County, Winnebago County, Woodford County