Carbondale in Jackson County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Construction of the Oddfellows Building at the northeast corner of Washington and Jackson streets was begun in July 1893 but was suspended with the failure of the Richart and Campbell Bank in 1893. John C. Hundley later completed the building during a period of national economic depression that occurred following the Panic of 1893.
Erected by American Resources Group Ltd.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 37° 43.692′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 E Jackson St, Carbondale IL 62901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Station #6 (within shouting distance of this marker); Station #4 (within shouting distance of this marker); Station #7 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I (about 400 feet away); World War II (about 400 feet away); Korean War (about 400 feet away); Vietnam War (about 400 feet away); Iraq Wars (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carbondale.
More about this marker. This is the fifth of nine markers around Carbondale Town Square, as part of the Tablescapes walking tour program highlighting Carbondale's railroad and founding history.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.