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Galesburg,

city (1990 pop. 33,530), seat of Knox co., W Ill., in a farm, livestock, and coal area; chartered 1841. A trade, rail, and industrial center, it has railroad shops and plants that manufacture paint, rubber hoses, apparel, and plastics. Galesburg was founded by Presbyterians from the Mohawk valley, N.Y., under the leadership of George Washington GaleGale, George Washington,
1789–1861, American educator and clergyman, b. Stanford, N.Y., grad. Union College, 1814, and Princeton Theological Seminary, 1819. In 1827 he founded Oneida Institute at Whitesboro, N.Y.
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. They established Knox College, and in 1858 a debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas took place in Knox Old Main, the oldest building on the campus. The birthplace of the poet Carl SandburgSandburg, Carl,
1878–1967, American poet, journalist, and biographer, b. Galesburg, Ill. The son of poor Swedish immigrants, he left school at the age of 13 and became a day laborer.
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 has been preserved.
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Motorcoach Connections [down [up Daily Daily arrow] Bus Stops arrow] Daily Daily 4 15P Dp Davenport, IA Ar 7 55P 4 35P Moline, IL 7 35P 1 10p 5 25P Galesburg, IL 12 55P 6 45P 2 10P 6 30P Peoria Airport, IL 11 55A 5 55P 3 00 7 25P Bloomington- 4 45P Normal, IL 4 20P 8 SSP Champaign-Urbana, 9 55A 3 30P IL 4 55P 9 40P Ar Danville, IL Dp 9 00A 2 35P The motorcoach services above connect with Amtrak trains: at Galesburg-with trains 3, 4, 5, and 6 at Bloomington-Normal-with trains 300-307, 21, and 22 at Champaign-Urbana-with trains 58, 59, 390-393 Amtrak and buses use same stations.
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