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Vandalia in Fayette County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Charters Hotel

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
1. Site of Charters Hotel Marker
Inscription.
John Charters operated a large tavern on this site from the late 1820's to November 1835. Under the name, "Sign of the Green Tree," it was operated by Thomas Redmond until 1838.
 
Erected 1954 by Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 57.647′ N, 89° 5.692′ W. Marker is in Vandalia, Illinois, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Gallatin Street and 4th Street, on the right when traveling west on Gallatin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 West Gallatin Street, Vandalia IL 62471, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Where Did Lincoln Stay? (here, next to this marker); Public Printer (within shouting distance of this marker); Second State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Madonna of the Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Flack's Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); First Elective Office (within shouting distance of this marker); First Protest Against Slavery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vandalia.
 
Also see . . .  History of Vandalia, Illinois
Site of Charters Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
2. Site of Charters Hotel Marker
. (Submitted on May 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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