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Historical Marker:

Dr. George Fisher (Gravesite)


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Location:
The marker is located eight miles below Ruma at Dr. Fisher's gravesite. It is on St. Leo's Road, at the top of the hill from Bluff Road, about 100 yards south of St. Leo's Church.
Latitude:
38.0232
Longitude:
-89.9786
Dedication Date:
01/01/1934
Dedication By:
The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
George Fisher, early Illinois physician, served as sheriff of Randolph County, member of the first House of Representatives of Indiana Territory, Speaker of the House in the first and third Illinois Territorial Assemblies, 1812-1814, 1816-1818), and member of the first Illinois Constitutional Convention (1818). His body lies here.
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