Awards & Knox County, Illinois Flag Page
Did You Know??
Abraham Lincoln & Stephen A. Douglas, at Galesburg, Illinois, October 7, 1858
Barnabas Root, a black man in Illinois to get a degree from Knox College Class of 1870.
Hiram Rhoades Revels was the first black man to be elected a U.S. Senator
Knox County is one of 102 counties in Illinois.
George Ferris, the man who invented the "Ferris Wheel" for the Columbian Exposition in 1893.
Knox County, Illinois now has it's own flag. It was designed by Rose Burgess, Lucretia Leffingwell Chapter, NSDAR.
the flag is now
available for sale: email me
Will be adding an ordering page
Knox County was named for Henry Knox, a soldier of the Revolution who commanded the storming party at Stony Point, later a Major General and President George Washington’s Secretary of War
I often visit project sites looking for information;
after visiting your website I wish I had ancestors in Knox County, Illinois..
.you've done an outstanding job!
The site is listed on the winner's page
I'm pleased to attach a well deserved Heritage Award.
Again, I thoroughly enjoyed visiting your website.
Thanks for the opportunity!
Thanks, Ann, you & your company, for your compliments,
Your friend Always,
Sunday, August 27, 2006 06:17:00 AM