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O'Fallon in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

102 W State Street

Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award

 

— Presented 2006 —

 
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By Jason Voigt, April 19, 2020
1. 102 W State Street Marker
Inscription.  The oldest still intact building in downtown O'Fallon was erected in 1863 by Levi Simmons to replace an earlier one destroyed by fire on this site. Originally a general store, over the years it has seen use as a saloon, hotel, post office, grocery, bus station, restaurant and more. John "Jack" Shinton opened O'Fallon's first theater on the second floor ca 1877.
 
Erected by Main Street O'Fallon.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 38° 35.543′ N, 89° 54.672′ W. Marker is in O'Fallon, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Marker is on West State Street just west of North Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at Gia's Pizza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 W State St, O Fallon IL 62269, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 101 W State Street (a few steps from this marker); 122 E State Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 126 E State Street
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By Jason Voigt, April 19, 2020
2. 102 W State Street Marker
At the entrance of Gia's Pizza
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(about 400 feet away); 119 E First Street (about 500 feet away); 123 E First Street (about 500 feet away); 220 E State Street (about 600 feet away); 225 W First Street (about 700 feet away); C-141B Starlifter (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in O'Fallon.
 
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By Jason Voigt, July 15, 2020
3. 102 W State Street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.   3. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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