Governor Bond State Memorial
Governor Bond State Memorial is a granite monument that marks the grave of Shadrach Bond, the first governor of Illinois after it became a state in 1818. Born in Maryland, Bond settled in Monroe County, Illinois in 1794, and served as an Illinois Territory delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives from 1812 to 1814. Erected in 1883, the monument is styled as an obelisk and is maintained by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency as a state historic site. The monument is located in Evergreen Cemetery, Illinois Route 3 North, in Chester, Illinois, Randolph County, USA.
- Governor Bond State Memorial
- Governor Bond Memorial - local guide with photos
- Evergreen Cemetery: Shadrach Bond - photo of monument after the storm
- http://www.randolphcountyheraldtribune.com/news/x877721571/Storm-damages-Bond-Monument "Storm damages Bond Monument", Randolph County Herald Tribune, September 19, 2008