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Princeton-Illinois Chapter NSDAR


State Regent Pamela Petersen Bork Visits
On April 5, 2014, State Regent Pamela Bork, members of the Princeton chapter, and several city officials, dedicated an Anniversary Tree on the lawn of the Princeton City Hall. The tree commemorates anniversaries of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, War of 1812, founding of Bureau County, etc.

Sturgis Marking
October 22, 2011.  Sturges marking at Mt. Bloom Cemetery, Tiskiwa.

Marker for Aaron Sturges
Marker for Aaron Sturges,Revolutionary War patriot, who joined the Connecticut forces before he was 15.  
He became a fife, survived Valley Forge and the Battle of Monmouth, and then moved to Tisilwa, Illinois
Lydia Sturges
Marker for Lydia Sturges, patriot's daughter, who worked and died in Tiskilwa, Illinois
Hall Family Monument
Cemetery monument for the Edward Hall family, buried in Miller Cemetery, Spring Valley, Illinois

Rachel Baines Hall
Marker for Rachel Baines Hall, wife of North Carolina patriot, Edward Hall, placed in 2005.
Sally Hall Miller
Marker for Sally Hall Miller, daughter of North Carolina patriot, Edward Hall, placed in 2005
Lovejoy Home Marker
Marker for the Lovejoy Homestead, Princeton, Illinois.  It reads: 'This house was one of the most important stations in
 the Underground Railroad movement in Illinois. Runaway slaves were harbored by the Lovejoy family until arrangements
could be made for them to travel to the next station on their way to Canada. Place by the Princeton-Illinois Chapter NSDAR 1976'.
Lincoln Speech Marker
Lincoln speech marker, Princeton, Illinois Library.  It reads 'To commemorate the address given in Bryant's Woods
by Abraham Lincoln on July 4th, 1856.  This memorial is placed by the Princeton-Illinois Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, 1915'.


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