Vandalia in Fayette County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Soldiers of the War for Independence Who Lived in Fayette County
John Morrell • Thomas Mahon
John Diamond • Isaac Martin
Joseph Evans • Benjamin Todd
Michael Tedrick • James Virden
James S. Carson • Rev. Henry Walker
James Cheshier • Thomas Craig Sr.
Harris Reavis • Benjamin Jones
Dedicated July 4, 1976
Erected 1976 by Members & Friends of the Fayette County Genealogical Society.
Location. 38° 57.593′ N, 89° 5.951′ W. Marker is in Vandalia, Illinois, in Fayette County. Marker is on 7th Street near Johnson Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the county courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 221 South 7th Street, Vandalia IL 62471, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fayette County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Legion Post 95 War Memorial (about 400 feet away); First State Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Public Printer (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Charters Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Where Did Lincoln Stay? Second State Capitol (approx. ¼ mile away); First Elective Office (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vandalia.
Also see . . .
1. Fayette County Fact Sheet. (Submitted on May 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fayette County IL Genealogical Records. (Submitted on May 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.