The town of Macomb, Illinois, is named after General Alexander Macomb (April 3, 1782 – June 25, 1841). Who was this General? Alexander Macomb was bo...

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Alexander Macomb

Detail of the 1889 Plat of the Town of Vishnu

The September Artifact of the Month at the Western Illinois Museum is a plat of The Town of Vishnu.  A plat is a map which is drawn to scale and show...

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Plat of the Town of Vishnu