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

101 W State Street

Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award

 

— Presented 2006 —

 
101 W State Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 19, 2020
1. 101 W State Street Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1903/04, this building was home to the First National Bank, 1904 - 1960. It was remodeled in 1922 to its present appearance which included the addition of a distinctive outdoor clock. This was the first home of the O'Fallon Public Library (upstairs, 1930 - 1945) as well as its third home (downstairs, 1962 - 1995). Upstairs also housed Smiley Bros. Telephone Exchange, 1904 - 1952, as well as various businesses, professionals and city offices. It became the O'Fallon Historical Museum in 1996.
 
Erected 2006 by Main Street O'Fallon.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkCommunicationsEducationIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 38° 35.533′ N, 89° 54.671′ W. Marker is in O'Fallon, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Marker is on West State Street just west of South Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located at the O'Fallon Historical Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 W State Street, O Fallon IL 62269, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of
O'Fallon Historical Museum image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 19, 2020
2. O'Fallon Historical Museum
Marker is at the entrance
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this marker, measured as the crow flies. 102 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 (about 400 feet away); 119 E First Street (about 400 feet away); 123 E First Street (about 400 feet away); 220 E State Street (about 600 feet away); 225 W First Street (about 600 feet away); C-141B Starlifter (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in O'Fallon.
 
Additional plaque image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 19, 2020
3. Additional plaque
Next to the entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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