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Knox County Courthouse in Galesburg (built in 1886)
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... legally established January 13, 1825 ...
... first known settlers arrived circa 1826 ...
... county organization completed June 10, 1830 ...
... site of 5th Lincoln-Douglas Debate on October 11, 1858 ...
... birthplace of poet and historian Carl Sandburg on January 6, 1878 ...
... childhood home of President Ronald Reagan in 1917-18 ...


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