Illinois General Assembly - Full Text of HR0829
Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

Full Text of HR0829  102nd General Assembly

HR0829 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
HR0829LRB102 27223 MST 38862 r

1
HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives are pleased to congratulate the Village of
4Dahlgren on the occasion its 150th anniversary; and
 
5    WHEREAS, Dahlgren began to be settled in December 1870 as
6a result of the construction of the then-St. Louis &
7Southeastern Railroad in the northwestern portion of Hamilton
8County, 11 miles from McLeansboro; and
 
9    WHEREAS, Dahlgren was officially established by Deed of
10Dedication on March 29, 1872, taking its name from Rear
11Admiral John A.B. Dahlgren, a prominent Union officer during
12the American Civil War who founded the U.S. Navy's Bureau of
13Ordnance and was known for helping General Sherman secure
14Savannah, Georgia during the war; and
 
15    WHEREAS, The historic Louisville & Nashville Railroad
16Depot, owned by the village, remains in excellent condition,
17providing an iconic and pristine example of "Railroad
18Gingerbread" style railway architecture; and
 
19    WHEREAS, The Alligator Hotel, named for its collection of
20live alligators that guests traveled great distances to see,
21brought great notoriety to Dahlgren in its early years, with

 

 

HR0829- 2 -LRB102 27223 MST 38862 r

1its basement serving as one of the earliest assembly locations
2for the original Ford Model T; and
 
3    WHEREAS, Dahlgren is home to Dahlgren Elementary School,
4home of the Bulldogs, and a part of the Hamilton County Unit
5#10 School District; and
 
6    WHEREAS, To commemorate its 150th anniversary, festivities
7are to take place across Dahlgren, culminating with a
8celebratory event on July 1, 2022; therefore, be it
 
9    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
10HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
11we congratulate the Village of Dahlgren on the occasion of its
12sesquicentennial anniversary, wish the village tremendous
13success on its celebration, and wish the village's residents
14success and prosperity in the years to come; and be it further
 
15    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
16presented to the President of the Village of Dahlgren as a
17symbol of our admiration and respect on the occasion of
18Dahlgren's 150th anniversary celebration.