Ships from/sold by Buy.com
See All Buying Options
advertisement

Macon County, (IL) (Paperback)

Author:  Dan Guillory
Earn Super Points: Write a Review
Sorry, this selection is currently unavailable.
Macon County, (IL) Guillory, Dan                            1 of 1
$19.99
(Save 32%)
$13.47 + $3.10 SHIPPING
EARN 14 RAKUTEN SUPER POINTS™ Super Points
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
FORMAT: Paperback
CONDITION:  Brand New
TEMPORARILY SOLD OUT.:
More inventory may be available. Place your order today and be one of the first to receive this product when it arrives!
Alert me when this item is in stock.
1 New
from
$13.47
See all sellers
45 day return policy
Share
 
Description
More Buying Options
 

Learn more about Macon County, (IL):

Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0738541362
ISBN-13: 9780738541365
Sku: 203298934
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.75H x 6.5L x 0.5T
Pages:  127
Age Range:  NA
 
Macon County occupies nearly 600 square miles of fertile farmland in the geographic center of Illinois. Abraham Lincoln made his first Illinois home here, on a pleasant bluff overlooking the Sangamon River, near presentday Harristown. On May 10, 1860, he was first nominated for the presidency in Decatur, the county seat. During the World War I era, Macon County boasted over a dozen hamlets and villages, including Warrensburg and Maroa, which both enjoyed opera houses and busy train stations. Maroa was home to John Crocker, who became a famous banker, while nearby Forsyth produced Black Bart, the infamous bank robber. After World War II, Decatur became known as the "soybean capital of the world." And today, agricultural and industrial workers depend on one another, growing and processing the corn and soybeans that have made Macon County a self-sustaining economic engine.
From the Publisher:
Macon County occupies nearly 600 square miles of fertile farmland in the geographic center of Illinois. Abraham Lincoln made his first Illinois home here, on a pleasant bluff overlooking the Sangamon River, near presentday Harristown. On May 10, 1860, he was first nominated for the presidency in Decatur, the county seat. During the World War I era, Macon County boasted over a dozen hamlets and villages, including Warrensburg and Maroa, which both enjoyed opera houses and busy train stations. Maroa was home to John Crocker, who became a famous banker, while nearby Forsyth produced Black Bart, the infamous bank robber. After World War II, Decatur became known as the "soybean capital of the world." And today, agricultural and industrial workers depend on one another, growing and processing the corn and soybeans that have made Macon County a self-sustaining economic engine.

Product Attributes

Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0127
Product attributePublisher:   Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Advertisement Bottom