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

Marshall House

 
 
Marshall House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Senalik, October 12, 2012
1. Marshall House Marker
Inscription.  This was the original site of the home of John Marshall, one of the founders and president of the Bank of Illinois, the first bank chartered by the Illinois Territorial Legislature. The charter was issued in 1816. The bank opened at Shawneetown in 1817, suspended operations in the mid-1820's, and reopened from 1834 to 1842. Marshall was active in business and politics. In 1818 he was elected a legislator from Gallatin County to the first Illinois General Assembly. He died in 1858.
 
Erected 1976 by The Gallatin County Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
 
Location. 37° 41.643′ N, 88° 8.19′ W. Marker is in Old Shawneetown, Illinois, in Gallatin County. Marker is on Main Street south of Adams Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shawneetown IL 62984, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within walking distance of this marker. Tent City (a few steps from this marker); The John Marshall Residence (a few steps from this marker); General Logan's Marriage (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis & Clark Expedition (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Illinois (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kaskaskia-Shawneetown and Goshen Trails (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Spirit of Shawneetown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette's Tour (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Shawneetown.
 
Marshall House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Senalik, October 12, 2012
2. Marshall House
John Marshall House/Bank image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Senalik, October 12, 2012
3. John Marshall House/Bank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2012, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2012, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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