Old Shawneetown in Gallatin County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Spirit of Shawneetown
Oldest Town in Illinois
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
Location. 37° 41.774′ N, 88° 8.127′ W. Marker is in Old Shawneetown, Illinois, in Gallatin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Old Shawneetown Road, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 280 Washington St, Shawneetown IL 62984, 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. Lewis and Clark in Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis & Clark Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); Kaskaskia-Shawneetown and Goshen Trails (within shouting distance of this marker); Rawlings' Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Logan's Marriage (about 400 feet away); Marshall House (approx. 0.2 miles 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.
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 125 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.