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1857, March 7
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ILLINOIS - Hardin County

Battery Rock *** (added 1998 - Site - #98001257)
Also known as Battery Rock Landing
West Bank, River Mile 860, Ohio R., Cave-in-Rock
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Natural Feature
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature

Cave-In-Rock (added 1998 - Site - #98000984)
Also known as Big Cave;Rock and Cave
0.5 mi N of the town of Cave-In-Rock, Cave-In-Rock
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: State
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Defense, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Military Facility, Religious Structure, Restaurant
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Illinois Iron Furnace (added 1973 - Structure - #73000704)
Shawnee National Forest, Rosiclare
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Area of Significance: Engineering, Military, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Education

Orr-Herl Mound and Village Site *** (added 1978 - Site - #78001151)
Address Restricted, Rosiclare
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Mississippian
Period of Significance: 1000-500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1749-1500 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Manufacturing Facility, Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence

Rose Hotel ** (added 1972 - Building - #72000461)
Also known as McFarlan's Tavern
S. Main St., Elizabethtown
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Unknown

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