First Governor of Illinois

Shadrach Bond

First Governor of Illinois

Illinois and St. Louis Bridge.

Illinois Bridge

Illinois and St. Louis Bridge.

Edwin Hurd Conger (March 7, 1843 - May 18, 1907) was a nineteenth century politician, lawyer and banker from Illinois and Iowa.

Edwin Hurd Conger

Edwin Hurd Conger (March 7, 1843 - May 18, 1907) was a nineteenth century politician, lawyer and banker…

Governor of Illinois

Shelby Moore Cullom

Governor of Illinois

The official seal of the U.S. state of Illinois in 1889.

Illinois

The official seal of the U.S. state of Illinois in 1889.

The United States seal of Illinois with Chicago during 1830 in the background.

Illinois

The United States seal of Illinois with Chicago during 1830 in the background.

The state banner of Illinois, the prairie state.

Illinois

The state banner of Illinois, the prairie state.

Seal of the state of Illinois, 1876

Illinois seal

Seal of the state of Illinois, 1876

Seal of the state of Illinois, 1876

Illinois seal

Seal of the state of Illinois, 1876

Seal of the state of Illinois, 1890

Illinois seal

Seal of the state of Illinois, 1890

Seal of the state of Illinois, 1904

Illinois seal

Seal of the state of Illinois, 1904

Fort Dearborn, named in honor of Henry Dearborn, was a United States fort built on the Chicago River in 1803 by troops under Captain John Whistler.

Kinzie Mansion and Fort Dearborn

Fort Dearborn, named in honor of Henry Dearborn, was a United States fort built on the Chicago River…

Spot where the cabin stood in which Lincoln was born.

Lincoln Birthplace Spot

Spot where the cabin stood in which Lincoln was born.

The childhood home of Abraham Lincoln in Farmington, Illinois.

Lincoln Home

The childhood home of Abraham Lincoln in Farmington, Illinois.

The Lincoln monument in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois.

The Lincoln Monument in Oak Ridge Cemetery

The Lincoln monument in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois.

John Alexander Logan (February 8, 1826 – December 26, 1886) was an American soldier and political leader. He served in the Mexican-American War and was a General in the Union Army in the American Civil War. Senator from Illinois.

John Alexander Logan

John Alexander Logan (February 8, 1826 – December 26, 1886) was an American soldier and political…

An illustration of a fowl market located on a river in Cairo, Illinois.

Fowl Market

An illustration of a fowl market located on a river in Cairo, Illinois.

The reception of Joliet and Marquette by the Illinois.

Reception

The reception of Joliet and Marquette by the Illinois.

States admitted during James Monroe's presidency, "the era of good feeling": 1817-Mississippi, 1818- Illinois, 1819- Alabama, 1820- Maine, 1821- Missouri.

States Admitted 1817-1821

States admitted during James Monroe's presidency, "the era of good feeling": 1817-Mississippi, 1818-…

The Tacoma Building in Chicago, Illinois was the first steel-construction building erected.

Tacoma Building

The Tacoma Building in Chicago, Illinois was the first steel-construction building erected.

Totem of the Illinois

Totem

Totem of the Illinois