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Vandalia in Fayette County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Charles Prentice

Oct. 20, 1800 - Nov. 22, 1837

 
 
Charles Prentice Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
1. Charles Prentice Marker
Inscription.
Born in Pennsylvania. First store keeper in Vandalia for owner, William Kinney. House of Representatives 1828-29. Registrar of Vandalia Land Office. State Bank Commissioner 1835.
 
Erected 1974 by Vandalia Historical Society, in memory of Joseph C. Burtschi.
 
Location. 38° 57.443′ N, 89° 5.543′ W. Marker is in Vandalia, Illinois, in Fayette County. Click for map. Marker is in the Old State Cemetery, near 3rd and Edwards Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Vandalia IL 62471, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Hall and son James (here, next to this marker); George Leidig (a few steps from this marker); Robert Blackwell (a few steps from this marker); Elijah Conway Berry (within shouting distance of this marker); James W. Berry (within shouting distance of this marker); Government Officials Buried in the Old State Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Ferdinand Ernst (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Attends Funerals (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Vandalia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old State Cemetery. (Submitted on May 14, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Charles Prentice Marker & Grave Site image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
2. Charles Prentice Marker & Grave Site

2. Old State Cemetery. (Submitted on May 14, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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