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Historical Marker:

Colonel Conger House


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Location:
The marker is located in Carmi, at 302 West Main Street, which is on the northwest side of the street.
Latitude:
38.0879
Longitude:
-88.1636
Dedication Date:
01/05/1966
Dedication By:
White County Historical Society and The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
Colonel Everton J. Conger, who commanded the troops capturing Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth, built this house in 1871. He practiced law in Carmi, became a Federal Judge in Montana Territory, and later moved to Hawaii where he was an advisor to Queen Liliuokalani. The house was remodeled in 1841.
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