Eldorado Texaco Station 4th & Locust

Country: USA

Region (County/State / Province): Illinois

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Contact: Cynthia Boatright Raleigh

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Eldorado, originally Eldereado, is a town in the southern Illinois county of Saline. Originally settled by Samuel Elder and Joseph Read. The town was largely a coal mining community with a south-central neighborhood of mining company houses. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Eldorado had a large Scots-Irish and Polish population and offered a newspaper in Polish.




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