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Marker Details

Historical Marker:

Southern Illinois College


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Location:
The marker is located in Enfield, in a small plaza next to the Village Hall, directly across from the Post Office on Main Street, just east of US 45.
Latitude:
38.0994
Longitude:
-88.337
Dedication Date:
01/01/1967
Dedication By:
White County Historical Society and The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
Alma Mater of United States Senators William E, Borah, Idaho and Wesley L. Jones, Washington. This educational institution was chartered by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church (1873). From the 1880's until 1935 it was a public school. It was purchased for use as a community center by the Kiwanis Club and Enfield citizens in 1907.
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