The village of Thackeray, IL in Hamilton County was named after English novelist and author, William Makepeace Thackeray, according to the The Yesterdays of Hamilton County web site. Once upon a time, a railroad depot was located there. The Evansville Western Railway has been upgrading the old L& N tracks. One of the old rail segments that had been removed had 1954 on it.
Thackeray L&N Milepost 377.01
August 21, 2018