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Governor Coles Memorial


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Edward Coles was the second governor of Illinois (1822-1826). A former slaveowner from Virginia, Coles became an abolitionist and won the 1822 gubernatorial election as the candidate of the anti-slavery forces.


Hours: Daily: dawn to dusk
Address: Valley View Cemetery, 1564 Lewis Rd.
Phone: 217-785-1584

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The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

This bridge was built in 1927. The fifth bridge to cross the Mississippi River connecting Illinois and Missouri, it shortened the distance between North St Louis and Edwardsville, Illinois by 15

Edwardsville, IL Historic Bridges

Bilbrey Farms

You can visit the animals (even a zebra)

Edwardsville, IL Farm Life


Governor Coles Memorial

Edward Coles was the second governor of Illinois (1822-1826). A former slaveowner from Virginia, Coles became an abolitionist and won the 1822

Edwardsville, IL Memorials

Sunset Hills Country Club

Course Access: Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7

Edwardsville, IL Golf Courses

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Lewis and Clark Memorial

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Governor Coles Memorial

Edward Coles was the second governor of Illinois (1822-1826). A former slaveowner from Virginia, Coles became an abolitionist...