Eagle Hotel - Wilmington, IL
Posted by: cldisme
N 41° 18.470 W 088° 08.813
16T E 403994 N 4573564
Quick Description: Eagle Hotel was built in 1836 and still stands even after a devistating fire in 1990.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 10/6/2007 1:23:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM2B6H
Eagle Hotel was built as a stage stop and hotel by David Lizer in 1836.
Since then it has also been a warehouse, tavern, bank, and storefront.
Today, it is considered the "Wilmington Area Historical Society Museum" eventhough it sits vacant awaiting repairs and tender loving care after a fire in 1990.
100 Water Street
Wilmington, IL USA
County / Borough / Parish: Will
Year listed: 1994
Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Periods of significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Historic function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Primary Web Site: [Web Link]
Privately owned?: Not Listed
Season start / Season finish: Not listed
Hours of operation: Not listed
Secondary Website 1: Not listed
Secondary Website 2: Not listed
National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed
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