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Hanover Township is currently collection donations of new school supplies for our August Backpack Distribution! Items can be dropped off at any Township office. 

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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