Robert K. McLaughlin Home
Image Courtesy of Elaine Shemoney Evans
The marker is located in Vandalia on Main Street near 3rd Street.
The Illinois State Historical Society
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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