History of Clarksville, Illinois
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About 1824, James Clark laid out the village of Clarksville. There was an effort made to establish a village, and at one time it was thought that Clarksville would become a flourishing town. It was located on the north side of Mackinaw Creek, in the northeastern part of the township. The town was finally abandoned. A few dwelling houses and a church are all that is left to mark the spot.
MLA Source Citation:Le Baron, William., Jr. & Co. The History of McLean County, Illinois: portraits of early settlers and prominent men. Chicago. W. Le Baron, Jr., 1879. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 29 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/illinois/history-of-clarksville-illinois.htm - Last updated on Jun 27th, 2011
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