William Jennings Bryan Historical

William Jennings Bryan Historical (HM1VBU)

Location: Salem, IL 62881 Marion County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 38.129', W 88° 56.725'

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Lived in Salem, Illinois, from his birth, March 19, 1860, until 1875. A national figure after his "Cross of Gold" speech in 1896, Bryan was the unsuccessful Democratic candidate for President in 1896, 1900, 1908, and served as Secretary of State, 1913-1915. He died in 1925 after the Scopes "Evolution" trial.
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Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series
Year Placed1962
Placed ByThe Salem Historical—Patriotical Commission and the Illinois State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 330674 N 4278122
Decimal Degrees38.63548333, -88.94541667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 38.129', W 88° 56.725'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 38' 7.74" N, 88° 56' 43.5" W
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Area Code(s)618
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000-1140 IL-37, Salem IL 62881, US
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