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Historical Marker:

Plainfield House


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Location:
503 Main, Plainfield
Latitude:
41.6114
Longitude:
-88.2043
Dedication Date:
01/01/1967
Dedication By:
Will County Historical Society and The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
This was the site of the Arnold Tavern, first government franchised Post Office in present day Will County (1834-1845). The present building was the home of Dr. E.C. Wight, one of the first physicians in northern Illinois (1836), and a post-house which accommodated Chicago-Ottawa stage line passengers (1836-1886).
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