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Granite City, Illinois - Wikipedia

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Granite City is a city in Madison County, Illinois, United States, within the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area. The population was 29,849 at the 2010 census, making it the second largest city in ...

Foreign Immigrants in Illinois 1850 - Illinois Periodicals Online

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In western and northern Europe during the 1840s, Illinois was a popular destination for ... Birkbeck promoted emigration to his English Colony in southern Illinois: .... German-speaking Swiss colonized the Highland area of Madison County.

Visitor's Guide to Madison County, Illinois - Great River Road

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Madison County anchors the southern end of the Meeting of the Great Rivers ... European settlers began arriving in the Middle Mississippi River Valley at the ...

Visitors Guide to Attractions - Southern & Eastern Madison County, IL

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in Southern & Eastern Madison County, Illinois ... allows visitors to experience the prairie that dominated Illinois before European settlers transformed the state.

Madison County ILGenWeb - Swiss Settlements

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THE SWISS SETTLEMENTS OF MADISON COUNTY, ILLINOIS. ... Jacob Hardy, settled in the southern part of the county on what is now called "Dutch Hill. ... the first European colonists that came in great numbers to Madison county, of Illinois,  ...

SW Madison County Chamber of Commerce serves Granite City IL ...

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The Chamber of Commerce of Southwestern Madison County is a ... a way station in the mid-1800's and was settled primarily by middle European immigrants. ... Larry McCulley ~ Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation, Patrick Notestine, SR ...

Regional Faculty Associates | Russian, East European, and ...

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center people. ... PhD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Cultural Identity and Civil ... PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Anita Shelton  ...

European Public Sphere| Shaping the Online Public Debate. The ...

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European Public Sphere| Shaping the Online Public Debate. The Relationship ... University of Wisconsin-Madison. Oscar Gandy ... University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign. Max McCombs ... University of Southern California · Journal Help.

St Louis Metro Area Local Polka Bands - FolkFire

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Sep 28, 2015 ... The band has performed at dances and festivals in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, ... and Illinois, featuring European and American music and when possible, ... night dance engagements, over 8 years, at Polish Hall in Madison IL.

Indiana Emigration and Immigration Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki

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Aug 30, 2016 ... The earliest European settlers in Indiana were Frenchmen, who came in the early ... attracted Polish and other eastern and southern European immigrants. ... but by 1880 more were leaving Indiana for Illinois, Kansas, and Missouri. ... Madison County: http://www.and.lib.in.us/cemetery/naturalization.shtml.