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Marker Details

Historical Marker:

House of Divine Worship, Erected in 1823


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Location:
The marker is located in Vandalia at the corner of Kennedy Boulevard and Main Street.
Latitude:
38.9619
Longitude:
-89.0934
Dedication Date:
01/01/1900
Dedication By:
The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
The Illinois General Assembly donated five lots in Vandalia to promote the construction of a church for the use of all denominations. The forty-five by sixty feet one-story frame structure erected in the summer of 1823 was used primarily by the Presbyterians and Methodists and also for public meetings and as a schoolhouse.
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