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Marker Details

Historical Marker:

Robert K. McLaughlin Home


Picture:
Image Courtesy of Elaine Shemoney Evans
Location:
The marker is located in Vandalia on Main Street near 3rd Street.
Latitude:
38.9619
Longitude:
-89.0937
Dedication Date:
01/01/1900
Dedication By:
The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
On this site lived Robert K. McLaughlin, State Treasurer 1820-1823, State Senator 1828-1832, 1836-1837, and Register of the United States Land Office 1837-1845. Here the Governors of Illinois resided when the legislature was in session. The McLaughlin home was the social center during the time the capital was in Vandalia.
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