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Hanover Township is hosting an International Expo on Saturday, September 21 at the Senior Center! Dancing, music, food and information tables for cultures around the world!

Heritage Marker Program

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The Hanover Township Heritage Marker program began in April of 2011 to recognize and promote the many historic locations in Hanover Township. 

See a list of the current Heritage Markers below and click on the marker name for more information.

Do you have an idea for a Heritage Marker in Hanover Township? Please send us an email to or give us a call at 847-888-8329.

DEDICATED: September 22, 2018 

This marker commemorates the lives and service of Generals John Shuler Wilcox and William Lynch, veterans of the Civil War and revered Elginites, buried at the cemetery. Please click here for a story on the marker dedication. 

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