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Stephen A. Douglas as he appeared at about the time of his Monmouth address.

The day the ‘Little Giant’ spoke at Monmouth

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The bronze tablet on the west side of City Hall, commemorating Douglas’s 1858 speech.

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Editor and historian for Monmouth College. Avid researcher of western Illinois history for 40 years. FB and Twitter. jrankin@monmouthcollege.edu

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