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Mother Jones Heritage Project

Coalfield Rest Area Northbound I-55

Learn about Mother Jones and the rebellious miners of Illinois

  • 1.

    Historical Marker Mother Jones

    Historical Marker Mother Jones

    Listen to Vivian Nesbitt perform Mother Jones' speeches. Learn more about Mother Jones.

  • 2.

    We Were Not Ladies We Were Women

    We Were Not Ladies We Were Women

    Listen to the story about the 1933 womens labor march and the Illinois mine wars of the 1930s.

  • 3.

    I-55 Coalfield historical marker

    I-55 Coalfield historical marker

    Read the text of the marker.

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