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Marker Details

Historical Marker:

Dr. George Fisher (Ruma)


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Location:
The marker is located on the south edge of Ruma, at the southwest corner of the intersection of IL Route 3 and IL Route 155.
Latitude:
38.1317
Longitude:
-89.998
Dedication Date:
01/01/1955
Dedication By:
The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
Dr. George Fisher, Kaskaskia physician, lived on a farm eight miles west of here from 1806 until his death in 1820. 1801 first sheriff of Randolph County, 1805-1808 member of first and second General Assemblies on Indiana Territory, 1812-1816 speaker of house in first and third General Assemblies of Illinois Territory, 1818 member of first Constitutional Convention.
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