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Historical Marker:

Jubilee College


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Location:
The marker is located just west of Kickapoo, at a turnout 200 feet off north side of U.S. 150 on the east side of Princeville/Jubilee Road.
Latitude:
40.7922
Longitude:
-89.7655
Dedication Date:
01/01/1935
Dedication By:
State of Illinois

Marker Description:
Jubilee College, two miles to the north, was established by Philander Chase, first Protestant Episcopal Bishop of Illinois, as one of the State's early institutions of higher learning. First students were received in 1840, and the school continued to operate until 1868. Jubilee College is now a State Park.
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