Historic Map - Monmouth, IL - 1869

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View of Monmouth, Warren County, I.L., 1869 / drawn & published by A. Ruger.

This panoramic print of Monmouth, Illinois was drawn by Albert Ruger and published by Merchant’s Lithographing Co. in 1869. Monmouth was established in the 1830's and soon after was served by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad.

Monmouth College was founded in 1853 as Monmouth Academy by the Presbyterian church. A state charter three years later led to its being called Monmouth College.

Monmouth is pictured here just before its valuable coal and clay tile era.

The map looking southwest includes labeled streets, buildings and railroad route. It features inset illustrations of Monmouth College and the Academy.

Features references to the following locations:

  1. Court House.
  2. County Jail.
  3. Monmouth College.
  4. Academy.
  5. North Public School.
  6. East Public School.
  7. South Public School.
  8. West Public School.
  9. C. B. & Q. R. R. Depot.
  10. Fairground.
  11. Cemetery.
  1. Hamill’s Photograph Gallery.
  2. Colored School.
  1. Baptist Church.
  2. Christian Church.
  3. Methodist Church.
  4. 1st Presbyterian Church.
  5. 2nd Presbyterian Church.
  6. 3rd Presbyterian Church.
  7. O. S. Presbyterian Church.
  8. R. Catholic Church.


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