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Historical Marker:

Benjamin Lundy, 1789-1839


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Location:
The marker was located on IL 178, eight miles south of I-80, in a small park across from the Vermilion River. It is currently missing.
Coordinates:
No coordinates identified
Dedication Date:
07/11/1954
Dedication By:
State of Illinois

Marker Description:
Quaker newspaper editor of the abolitionist 'Genius of Universal Emancipation' printed at Hennepin then Lowell, four miles south, November 8, 1838 to August 22, 1839. He had published it since 1821 in Ohio, Tennessee, Baltimore, Washington, D. C. and Philadelphia. Lundy is buried in Friends Cemetery near McNabb.

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