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Marker Details

Historical Marker:

Flack's Hotel


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Location:
The marker is located in Vandalia at the southeast corner of the intersection of Fourth and Gallatin Streets.
Latitude:
38.9606
Longitude:
-89.0946
Dedication Date:
01/01/1954
Dedication By:
The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
In 1836 Colonel Abner Flack took over the large three-story frame building which stood here, and operated it under the name Vandalia Inn. In 1853-1854 it was the headquarters for Chief Engineer Charles F. Jones, in charge of construction of the Illinois Central Railroad.
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