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Marker Details

Historical Marker:

Peter Cartwright


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Location:
The marker is located on the North side of IL 125 as it intersects with Grant Street in Pleasant Plains.
Latitude:
39.8756
Longitude:
-89.9155
Dedication Date:
01/01/1934
Dedication By:
State of Illinois

Marker Description:
Near Pleasant Plains the famous Methodist circuit rider, Peter Cartwright, made his home from 1824 until death in 1872. His powerful preaching led many thousands into the church, and made him a dominant figure in the religious life of Illinois for half a century.
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