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Carmi in White County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Carmi's Oldest House

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, July 23, 2021
1. Carmi's Oldest House Marker
Inscription.  This house was built by early settler John Craw prior to 1817. In 1835 it was purchased by John M. Robinson, U.S. Senator (1831-43) and Illinois Supreme Court Justice (1843). The house was later occupied by his daughter Mrs. Robert Stewart and his granddaughter Miss Mary Jane Stewart.
 
Erected 1965 by White County Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1817.
 
Location. 38° 5.417′ N, 88° 9.505′ W. Marker is in Carmi, Illinois, in White County. Marker is on South Main Cross Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 S Main Cross St, Carmi IL 62821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ratcliff Inn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bell of St. Johns (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Flow Gently, Sweet Afton" (approx.
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By Jason Voigt, July 23, 2021
2. Carmi's Oldest House Marker
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0.2 miles away); Colonel Conger House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Big Prairie Church (approx. 4 miles away); Former Site of Big Prairie United Methodist Church (approx. 4 miles away); Southern Illinois College (approx. 9.7 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church In Illinois (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carmi.
 
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By Jason Voigt, July 23, 2021
3. Additional plaque
Next to the door
Additional plaques image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, July 23, 2021
4. Additional plaques
White County Historical Society Heritage House and NRHP plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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