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Historical Marker:

Old Salt Works


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Location:
The marker is located one mile west of Equality on the south side of Route 142.
Latitude:
37.7434
Longitude:
-88.3557
Dedication Date:
01/01/1935
Dedication By:
State of Illinois

Marker Description:
One mile south was located one of the oldest salt works west of the Alleghenies. Here Indians and French made salt, while at a later day Americans established a commercial salt industry which finally attained a production of 500 bushels a day.
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