Vandalia in Fayette County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of Blackwell's White House
Erected 1954 by Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 1, 1834.
Location. 38° 57.634′ N, 89° 5.589′ W. Marker is in Vandalia, Illinois, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of West Gallatin Street (U.S. 40/51) and South 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east on West Gallatin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 South 3rd 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 marker. Lincoln As A Polished Politician (within shouting distance of this marker); Unorthodox Romance (within shouting distance of this marker); Sitting with Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Internal Improvements Third State Capitol (about 300 feet away); Site of Ernst Hotel (about 400 feet away); Madonna of the Trail (about 400 feet away); Cumberland Road (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vandalia.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.