Marshall House

Marshall House (HM14YY)

Location: Shawneetown, IL 62984 Gallatin County
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N 37° 41.643', W 88° 8.19'

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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.
HM NumberHM14YY
Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Gallatin County Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 399803 N 4172477
Decimal Degrees37.69405000, -88.13650000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.643', W 88° 8.19'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 38.58" N, 88° 8' 11.40" W
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Area Code(s)618
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-598 2nd South Cross St, Shawneetown IL 62984, US
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