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

Vincennes to Shawneetown Stage Coach Line

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
1. Vincennes to Shawneetown Stage Coach Line Marker
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On July 1, 1838, the Vincennes to Shawneetown Stage Coach Line began operations and made regular stops at a log cabin hotel located on this corner. The stage carried passengers and provided mail service for the first time in this area.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1830.
 
Location. 38° 15.467′ N, 87° 59.611′ W. Marker is in Grayville, Illinois, in White County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and North Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grayville IL 62844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Empire Corner" (a few steps from this marker); James Gray's Stables and Slave Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Mike Smith's Saloon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gray Opera House (about 500
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
2. Vincennes to Shawneetown Stage Coach Line Marker
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feet away); Gray Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomasanne Payne Home Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Present Site of The Gray Family Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grayville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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