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Old Shawneetown in Gallatin County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

General Logan's Marriage

 
 
General Logan's Marriage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, August 11, 2020
1. General Logan's Marriage Marker
Inscription.  Gen. John A. Logan and Mary Cunningham were married on the east side of this lot, Nov. 27, 1855, in the home of Orville Pool.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is November 27, 1855.
 
Location. 37° 41.707′ N, 88° 8.157′ W. Marker is in Old Shawneetown, Illinois, in Gallatin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Adams Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 534 Main St, Shawneetown IL 62984, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tent City (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The John Marshall Residence (about 400 feet away); Lewis & Clark Expedition (about 400 feet away); Lewis and Clark in Illinois (about 400 feet away); Marshall House (about 400 feet away); The Spirit of Shawneetown (about 400 feet away); Kaskaskia-Shawneetown and Goshen Trails (about 400 feet away); Lafayette's Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Shawneetown.
 
Regarding General Logan's Marriage.
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Orville Pool (1809-1871; also spelled as "Orval") was a prominent banker and leading merchant in Shawneetown (now Old Shawneetown).
 
General Logan's Marriage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, August 11, 2020
2. General Logan's Marriage Marker
Marker is located at an empty grassy lot
 
 
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 203 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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