Ottawa in LaSalle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
(Title is text)
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
April 22, 1993
Erected by Ottawa Historic Preservation League (top plaque).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
Location. 41° 20.925′ N, 88° 49.751′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Illinois, in LaSalle County. Marker is at the intersection of Chapel Street and Grafton Street, on the right when traveling west on Chapel Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 736 Chapel St, Ottawa IL 61350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 626 Chapel St. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 622 Chapel St. (about 700 feet away); 704 Orleans St. (approx. 0.3 miles away); 100 W. Jefferson St. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Illinois Appellate Court (approx. Here Abraham Lincoln was entertained (approx. 0.6 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lincoln Slept Here (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ottawa.
Regarding O'Conor House. Excerpt from the National Register nomination:
… The Andrew J . O'Conor, III House had two building stages. In 1848, Henry Green, an early property owner on the east side, built on the property before selling it to V.H.W. Cushman, one of the most prominent men and settlers of Ottava and LaSalle County. The residence and property went through several different owners before its second building stage. In 1922 the house was extensively rebuilt in the Colonial Revival style by the O'Conor family to create the house's present day appearance.…
Also see . . .
1. O'Conor, Andrew J., III, House (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination submitted in 1993. Downloading the PDF version is recommended. (Submitted on November 2, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. Andrew J. O'Conor III House. Wikipedia (Submitted on November 2, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.