Old Shawneetown in Gallatin County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1968 by Gallatin County Historical Society and the 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, and the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour series lists.
Location. 37° 41.81′ N, 88° 8.051′ W. Marker is in Old Shawneetown, Illinois, in Gallatin County. Marker is on Main Street north of Old Shawneetown Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 668 Main St, Shawneetown IL 62984, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Kaskaskia-Shawneetown and Goshen Trails (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis and Clark in Illinois (about 400 feet away); Lewis & Clark Expedition (about 400 feet away); The Spirit of Shawneetown (about 400 feet away); General Logan's Marriage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marshall House (approx. ¼ mile away); General Michael K. Lawler (approx. 3.1 miles away); James Harrison Wilson (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Shawneetown.
Regarding Rawlings' Hotel. According to the IL Gen Web project website, the Daughters of the American Revolution also erected a marker at the former Rawlings' Hotel spot, but is now gone.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.