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Historical Markers and War Memorials in O''Fallon, Illinois

 
Clickable Map of St. Clair County, Illinois and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg St. Clair County, IL (120) Clinton County, IL (4) Madison County, IL (153) Monroe County, IL (87) Randolph County, IL (73) Washington County, IL (3) St. Louis County, MO (491) St. Louis County, MO (423)  St.ClairCounty(120) St. Clair County (120)  ClintonCounty(4) Clinton County (4)  MadisonCounty(153) Madison County (153)  MonroeCounty(87) Monroe County (87)  RandolphCounty(73) Randolph County (73)  WashingtonCounty(3) Washington County (3)  St.LouisMissouri(491) St. Louis (491)  St.LouisCounty(423) St. Louis County (423)
Location of O'Fallon, Illinois
    St. Clair County (120)
    Clinton County (4)
    Madison County (153)
    Monroe County (87)
    Randolph County (73)
    Washington County (3)
    St. Louis, Missouri (491)
    St. Louis County, Missouri (423)
 
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1Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 101 W State Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2006 —
Built in 1903/04, this building was home to the First National Bank, 1904 - 1960. It was remodeled in 1922 to its present appearance which included the addition of a distinctive outdoor clock. This was the first home of the O'Fallon Public Library . . . Map (db m148597) HM
2Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 102 W State Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2006 —
The oldest still intact building in downtown O'Fallon was erected in 1863 by Levi Simmons to replace an earlier one destroyed by fire on this site. Originally a general store, over the years it has seen use as a saloon, hotel, post office, grocery, . . . Map (db m148591) HM
3Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 119 E First Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2006 —
Built in 1914 by Budina Bros. for O'Fallon physician Herman T. Bechtold, this building housed various businesses over the years, including Dr. Bechtold's office. Its best known tenants, however, were the U.S. Post Office for which it was built, 1914 . . . Map (db m148569) HM
4Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 122 E State Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2009 —
O'Fallon's first theater built exclusively for motion pictures, the 500 seat State Theatre was built in 1937. It was here that O'Fallonites watched countless movies including those of O'Fallon native William Holden and the nephew of O'Fallon . . . Map (db m148588) HM
5Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 123 E First Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2009 —
Built in 1907 for O'Fallon physician Herman T. Bechtold, this building originally housed Samuel E. McGeehon's Grocery & Hardware store until 1926 when it became the home of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A & P) through 1940. O'Fallon's first . . . Map (db m148566) HM
6Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 126 E State Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2009 —
Except during Prohibition, this building has been a saloon or tavern since it was built in the late 19th century. In 1920, it was purchased by Stephen and Emily "Ma" Rush as a soft drink parlor, later a confectionery and ice cream parlor. It was . . . Map (db m148579) HM
7Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 220 E State Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2006 —
When it was built in 1908 by Joseph Taylor, this building, known as the Opera House, was considered "the wonder of the area." From its opening in 1909 until 1940, O'Fallonites were treated to public events, motion pictures and live shows - traveling . . . Map (db m148574) HM
8Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 225 W First Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2006 —
This building is home to O'Fallon's oldest existing business, established in 1894 by Mathias Schwarz as Schwarz Furniture & Undertaking. A hearse and carriage barn with elevator was built in the rear in 1909, and a funeral chapel was located next . . . Map (db m152563) HM
 
Jun. 15, 2021