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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: June 23, 2012

This marker commemorates the generous gift of 50 acres donated by George & Mary Lord in 1892 to the residents of Elgin. Mr. Lord served as Mayor of Elgin from 1879 to 1880 and President of the Board of Education. 

Please click here for a story on the Lords Park Heritage Marker Dedication.

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