Town/City
Beardstown
County
Cass County
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States of America

Beardstown, Illinois

Summary

Settled by 1819. Platted Sept. 1829. Location of licensed ferry crossing on Illinois River. Trade and shipping center. Incorporated as town, 1837. County seat. JS rode through town, 8 Jan. 1843, en route from Springfield to Nauvoo.

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