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Belleville in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Old St. Clair County Courthouse 1861-1972

 
 
Site of Old St. Clair County Courthouse 1861-1972 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, July 15, 2020
1. Site of Old St. Clair County Courthouse 1861-1972 Marker
Top plaque
Inscription.  
(top plaque:)

Site of old St. Clair County Courthouse 1861-1972
A Belleville Landmark Structure

(bottom plaque:)


Court house
Square
Established
March 10
1814
St. Clair County
Historical Society
1982

 
Erected 1976 by Citizens Court House Committee Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks.
 
Location. 38° 30.777′ N, 89° 59.074′ W. Marker is in Belleville, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Marker can be reached from Public Square (Illinois Route 159) south of Main Street. Marker is in front of St. Clair County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Public Square, Belleville IL 62220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Belleville Public Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Ruth A. Sterling (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carrie Thomas Alexander-Bahrenburg (about 300 feet away); Christian "Buddy" Ebsen (about 300 feet away); Robert "Bob" Goalby (about 300 feet away); Julius Liese (about 300 feet away); Theodor Erasmus Hilgard (about 300 feet away); Gustavus P. Koerner/Sophia Engelmann Koerner (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belleville.
 
Also see . . .
Bottom plaque image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, July 15, 2020
2. Bottom plaque
 St. Clair County Courthouse on Wikipedia. Tells about the history of the five courthouses that served St. Clair County in Illinois. The current courthouse was completed in 1976 and was designed by renowned local architects HOK (Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum). (Submitted on July 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Site of Old St. Clair County Courthouse 1861-1972 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, July 15, 2020
3. Site of Old St. Clair County Courthouse 1861-1972 Marker
Marker with the plaques is in front of St. Clair County Courthouse
<i>Courthouse, Belleville, Ill.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1920
4. Courthouse, Belleville, Ill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.   4. submitted on October 12, 2020.
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