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St. Charles in St. Charles County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Home of Seth Millington

 
 
Home of Seth Millington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Home of Seth Millington Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1808. Celia Ann French, Dr. Millington's niece married Elijah Lovejoy, first martyr of the free press in the United States. He was almost lynched here but escaped to Alton, Ill. Was murdered there in 1837.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
 
Location. 38° 46.772′ N, 90° 28.941′ W. Marker is in St. Charles, Missouri, in St. Charles County. Marker is on South Main Street south of First Capitol Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 South Main Street, Saint Charles MO 63301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Secretary of State William Grymes Pettus (here, next to this marker); Stone Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone Building / Brick Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Dr. Jeremiah Millington (within shouting distance of this marker); First Missouri State Capitol Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Charles Borromeo Log Church
Home of Seth Millington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
2. Home of Seth Millington Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 136 South Main (about 400 feet away); First State Capitol of Missouri (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Charles.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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