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Jun 18, 2011 - Henry County, Illinois

From Geneseo Campground - Geneseo, IL At this juncture of our trip we are located in Henry County, Illinois which is the largest in land area in the state but not in population........800 square miles of land only 50,000 residents. Today we drove those unpopulated back roads of the county and visited its oldest community, its largest city and its governmental county seat. Andover was patterned after New Haven, CT by its English founder a Presbyterian minister Rev. Ithamar Pillsbury is the oldest community in Henry County founded in 1835....

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