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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.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Lewis and Clark in Illinois (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line).
 
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Marshall House image. Click for full size.
By Larry Senalik, October 12, 2012
2. Marshall House
John Marshall House/Bank image. Click for full size.
By Larry Senalik, October 12, 2012
3. John Marshall House/Bank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2012, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 31 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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