Appellate Courthouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 19.045 W 088° 54.474
16S E 333208 N 4242756
Quick Description: Built for Supreme Court, later shared with Appellate Court.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 3/17/2008 7:28:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM3D0C
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Stunod
Views: 12

Long Description:

Marker Erected by: The Jefferson County Historical Society and The Illinois State Historical Society.

Marker Text:


This building was constructed for the Southern Division of the Illinois Supreme Court, one of three divisions created by the Constitution of 1848. Court met in Lodge Halls of Mount Vernon prior to completion of the center section of this building about 1857. The 1870 constitution established a system of Appellate Courts and Mount Vernon was named the seat of the Fourth District. The Supreme Court shared the building until 1897, after which all of its sessions were held in Springfield.

County: Jefferson.

Historical Society: Jefferson County and Illinois State Historical Societies

Dedication Date: 1974.

Location: 14th St. & Main St., Mount Vernon.

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