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Historical Marker:

Du Bois Tavern


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Location:
The marker is located in Palestine at 309 South Lincoln.
Latitude:
39.0002
Longitude:
-87.6116
Dedication Date:
01/01/1963
Dedication By:
The Citizens of Palestine and The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
Here stood the Dubois Tavern. Jesse K. Dubois, a close friend of Abraham Lincoln, was an official in the United States Land Office in Palestine from 1841-1842 and from 1849-1853 and later became Auditor of Public Accounts for Illinois. His son, Fred T. Dubois, became a Senator from Idaho.
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