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ILLINOIS TRAILS STATE DATA

ILLINOIS EARLY SETTLERS

PRAIRIES OF ILLINOIS

OLD KASKAKIA TRAILS

MIGRATION CHARTS

ILLINOIS MIGRATIONS
Post your ancestor's migration pattern here!

IPIH
Links to other Illinois sites online

ILLINOIS CENSUS LOOKUPS

CENSUS LINKS
Automated updating and submission. The most comprehensive site with links to available online Census Data nationally


 
 
 

ONLINE BOOKS



 
 

ONLINE BOOK FROM MOA: ILLINOIS AS IT IS ONLINE BOOK FROM MOA: LINCOLN MEMORIAL
ONLINE BOOK FROM MOA: WESTERN PORTRAITURE AND IMMIGRANT'S GUIDE ONLINE BOOK FROM MOA: DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE ILLINOIS CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION
ONLINE SPEECH FROM MOA: THE HONORABLE STEPHEN DOUGLAS ONLINE BOOK FROM MOA: REMINISCENSES OF LEVI COFFIN, REPUTED PRESIDENT OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
A LIST OF POST OFFICES IN THE US IN 1859, FROM MOA ONLINE FUTURE BOOKS

 

GENERAL STATE LINKS:


 
 

FIND IT ILLINOIS THE LINCOLN DOCUMENTS
HISTORICAL UNITED STATES CENSUS BROWSER Great site with interesting data! LINCOLN/DOUGLAS DEBATES
ILLINOIS STATE SYMBOLS ILLINOIS EARLY COURT HOUSE RECORDS
ILLINOIS STATE MUSEUM IL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD OPERATORS
SECRETARY OF STATE GATEWAY THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS Here you can search for inmates, read histories of each prison and view historic photos
ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY THE IBEX ARCHIVE - Huge amount of data on the E. St. Louis Area
ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVES - Many new online databases!!  You can order records online at no cost! CHICAGO CRIME STATISTICS 1860-1920 This is an interesting site!
HISTORIC AMERICAN PRESBYTERIES ILLINOIS HERITAGE ASSOCIATION
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CAVING IN ILLINOIS
THE FIRST CONSTITUTION OF ILLINOIS ILLINOIS ALIVE!

 

TIME LINES:

Each of these pages include maps, documents, histories and many other interesting topics.
From the ILLINOIS STATE MUSEUM
 
 

1673-1800
 

ILLINOIS TRAILS' STATE EPIDEMICS


 

ILLINOIS TIMELINE 1673-1800 CLUES FROM THE FRENCH FRONTIER
PEOPLE FROM THIS ERA MAP OF THE FRENCH FRONTIER
THE FRENCH FRONTIER-PEOPLE AND EVENTS OBJECTS USED DURING IN THE FRENCH FRONTIER

 

1800-1850
 

ILLINOIS TRAILS CENSUS DATA


 

ILLINOIS TIMELINE 1800-1850, EARLY PIONEERS CLUES FROM EARLY NEWSPAPERS 
PEOPLE FROM THIS ERA MAPS OF THE AREAS FIRST SETTLED BY THE PIONEERS
YANKEES VS. SOUTHERNERS OBJECTS FROM THE FRONTIER HOME

 

1850-1890

ILLINOIS TIMELINE 1850-1890 CLUES FROM EARLY STORE LEDGERS
PEOPLE FROM THIS ERA MAPS OF THE EARLY RAILROADS
MEN VERSUS WOMEN OBJECTS FROM THE VICTORIAN HOME


 
 

1890-1920
 

ILLINOIS TRAILS' FLU EPIDEMIC OF 1918


 

ILLINOIS TIMELINE 1890-1920 CATALOGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS
PEOPLE FROM THIS ERA MAPS OF INDUSTRIES
NATIVES VERSUS NEWCOMERS PALACES OF PLENTY

 

1920

ILLINOIS TIMELINE 1920 MAGAZINE ADS
PEOPLE FROM THIS ERA MAPS OF NAMED ROADS
URBAN VERSUS RURAL THE DIME STORE AND THE KITCHEN "REVOLUTION"


 

PROHIBITION:

ALHN'S 1920S HISTORY LINKS PAGE
HOMEMADE BEER RECIPES


 
 
 

NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

Bureau of Indian Affairs IL CONFEDERATION: LORDS OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY Another Great Site!
NATIVE AMERICANS-ILLINOIS HISTORY Histories of all Illinois tribes. Lots of info!! THE PIASA BIRD Near Alton, Madison County, IL
Indian Schools CAHOKIA MOUNDS
The Indian Circle Web Ring Search here for more Native American Sites CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA' KASKASKIA INDIANS


 

OTHER ETHNIC RESOURCES

MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY CULTURE CZECH & SLOVAK American Genealogy Society of Illinois
ILLINOIS AMISH ONLINE  


 

GEOGRAPHY:



 

ILLINOIS EARTHQUAKE HISTORY - Because when we have them, we really have them!

Illinois Trails' the 1811/1812 Earthquake
The 1811/1812 New Madrid Earthquake - Very comprehensive site.  Photos, eyewitness accounts, etc.
The Legend of Tecumseh - He predicted the 1811 Quake to the day!
Another 1811 Earthquake site, from Arkansas - Informative
Newspaper Accounts of the New Madrid Earthquake of 1811/12
The November 9, 1968 Earthquake in Illinois
EARTHQUAKE HISTORY OF ILLINOIS
Response to Iben Browning's 1990 Prediction - Here you can order the 248 page publication for FREE

 
 
LITTLE EGYPT THE LEWIS AND CLARK HISTORIC TRAIL
COMPTON'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS  
GNIS QUERY FORM THE 1895 POST OFFICE MAP
ILLINOIS LAND SALES STATE HISTORIC SITES AND MEMORIALS Lots of local sites, be sure to check this one out.
ILLINOIS STATE PARKS READ ABOUT "MUDDY", THE SECOND SMALLEST POST OFFICE IN THE UNITED STATES Great History and Info here
THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL HISTORY Maps, Histories of Native American Nations Great Site!
THE MIDWEST, 16,000 YEARS AGO  

 

MILITARY:

ILLINOIS TRAILS MILITARY DATABASE - LOTS OF DATA!

ILLINOIS PENSIONERS


 

REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS BURIED IN ILLINOIS ILLINOIS AND THE WAR OF 1812
CIVIL WAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS-ILLINOIS WWII MISSING AND DEAD
CIVIL WAR SITES IN ILLINOIS This is a must see ILLINOIS VIETNAM MEMORIAL
MILITARY DATABASE AT THE ILLINOIS ARCHIVES ASSASSINATION AND TRIAL This is a fabulous site!
CIVIL WAR REGIMENTAL HISTORIES  
BOXER REBELLION BOXER REBELLION MEDALS OF HONOR
GENERAL HENRY L. BURNETT'S MEMORIES OF THE LINCOLN   

 

BIOGRAPHIES:



 

THE FAMOUS OF ILLINOIS FIGURES IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
ELIOT NESS...the man behind the myth MR. LINCOLN'S VIRTUAL LIBRARY
ROBERT PERSHING WADLOW...THE ALTON GIANT THE GOVERNORS OF ILLINOIS
AL CAPONE SEARCH FOR BIOGRAPHIES AT BIOGRAPHY.COM
THE BIRGER GANG C. D. SELTZER'S URBAN GUERRILLA JOURNAL Did James Earl Ray have connections to the St. Louis and Madison County, IL area?
ULYSSIS S. GRANT EARLY ILLINOIS WOMEN
ST. LOUIS WALK OF FAME-JAMES EADS Mr. Eads is the person who built the Eads Bridge in St. Louis, MO. MARY TODD LINCOLN
VIEW A PHOTO OF THE EADS BRIDGE AND READ IT'S HISTORY FIRST LADIES OF ILLINOIS
READ ABOUT JOHN DILLINGER JOLIET PRISON Read about the worst criminals in Illinois, other historical information

 

RAILROAD AND OTHER INDUSTRIAL HISTORY

ILLINOIS LABOR HISTORY SOCIETY THE NATIONAL RAILROAD MUSEUM
ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY ILLINOIS CORN
ACTIVE ILLINOIS COAL MINES ONLINE US RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD
MINING IN ILLINOIS THE RIP TRACK
HISTORICAL RAILROAD LINKS THE HISTORY OF THE PULLMAN
ILLINOIS RAILROADS 1850-1860 THE GROWTH OF THE RAILROADS IN 1850'S CHICAGO


 

ILLINOIS RIVER HISTORY:

MISSISSIPPI RIVER COUNTRY-ILLINOIS THE MISSISSIPPI PARKWAY COMMISSION
MISSISSIPPI RIVER PROJECT  
BRIDGEPORT CANAL THE TRI-CITY REGIONAL PORT DISTRICT...Madison County, IL
THE EASTLAND DISASTER OF 1915  


 

CEMETERIES:
 

ILLINOIS TRAILS COUNTY CEMETERIES


 

ILLINOIS PRAIRIE CEMETERIES THE ILLINOIS POLITICAL GRAVEYARD
STEVE JOHNSON'S CEMETERIES ONLINE KIMBERLY BEECHER ENGLEHARDT'S US CEMETERY INDEX

 
 
 

ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION

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