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

Site of Charters Hotel

 
 
Site of Charters Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
1. Site of Charters Hotel Marker
Inscription.  John Charters operated a large tavern on this site from the late 1820's to November 1835. Under the name, "Sign of the Green Tree," it was operated by Thomas Redmond until 1838.
 
Erected 1954 by Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1835.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 57.647′ N, 89° 5.692′ W. Marker was in Vandalia, Illinois, in Fayette County. Marker was at the intersection of Gallatin Street and 4th Street, on the right when traveling west on Gallatin Street. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 401 West Gallatin Street, Vandalia IL 62471, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The Charters Hotel (here, next to this marker); Public Printer (within shouting distance of this marker); Second State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Madonna of the Trail (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Cumberland Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Flack's Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); First Elective Office (within shouting distance of this marker); First Protest Against Slavery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vandalia.
 
Site of Charters Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
2. Site of Charters Hotel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 482 times since then. Last updated on January 5, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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