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First state house
First State House
Kaskaskia, IL

The village of Kaskaskia is located in Randolph County.
Many of the early French, Indian and Colonial settlers lived in Kaskaskia, and the village was, at one time, the center of Illinois travel, business and affairs.
It is now a State landmark where visitors can find historic remnants regarding Kaskaskia's history.




1795 Map of Randolph County

Early Illinois Settlers

1859 History of Kaskaskia

1893 Dedication to the Kaskaskia Pioneers

The Passing Of Historical And Famous Old Kaskaskia
and Sketch Of The Patriot Priest Of The Revolution, Pierre Gibault, And His Labor



Kaskaskia Marriages

Births, Deaths and Marriages 1743-44

The 1787 Census of Kaskaskia

1787 Census of (French) Prairie Du Rocher

List of Americans in Illinois from 1779-1786

The American Population before 1790

The 1807 Census

The 1807 Voters List

1825 State Census - Heads of Households

The 1818 Delegates To The Constitutional Convention at Kaskaskia

The War of 1812

Revolutionary War Pensioners from 1835, Randolph County

The 1840 Census of Revolutionary Soldiers and Military Men



"Curse on Kaskaskia- Loss of First Capitol Prophesied by Indian"

Site of Old Kaskaskia Village Now Rests Under the Mississippi - News Story

Marriage Announcements

Gossip and Miscellaneous News Gleanings and Stories

War of 1812 News

Obituaries and Death Notices



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