Mansion House Hotel

Mansion House Hotel (HM2DK4)

Location: Pittsfield, IL 62363 Pike County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 36.4', W 90° 48.341'

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The Mansion House Hotel was built in 1838 by William Watson, the first settler of Pittsfield. According to old records, Abraham Lincoln, Stephen Douglas would gather in the lobby between court sessions while waiting for a verdict. Future Illinois Secretaries of State; Oziah Mather Hatch & Alexander Starne roomed and boarded here. Other men destined for prominence who were frequent or occasional guests were: John Hay, John Nicolay, Charles Philbrick, Col. William Ross & Col. Dick Gilmer.
HM NumberHM2DK4
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Date Added Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 688385 N 4386402
Decimal Degrees39.60666667, -90.80568333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.4', W 90° 48.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 24" N, 90° 48' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)217
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 E Washington St, Pittsfield IL 62363, US
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