La Bellefontaine Bridge and Potter’s Field

Finally, the exciting final installment of the my trip to the History Museum of Monroe County and The Bellefontaine House!


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The Bellefontaine House

IMG_3214Awhile ago I posted about my visit home and a trip to the History Museum of Monroe County. The Museum shares grounds with the historic Bellefontaine House and Moore’s Cabin. These sites commemorate the first Europeans (note: indigenous peoples were living here as far back as 12,000 B.C.E., or “before common era,”) to settle Illinois.

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