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The Archer House - Marshall, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 23.460 W 087° 41.658
16S E 440211 N 4360397
Quick Description: Since 1841, comfort for the Cumberland Road.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 10/28/2008 6:09:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM5203
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 14

Long Description:

Marker Erected by: The Clark County Historical Society.
County of Marker: Clark County.
Date Marker Erected: September 1977.
Location of Hotel: Archer Ave. & Michigan Ave., Marshall.

Marker Text:

The Archer House

National Historic Landmark
This structure was erected in 1841 by Col. Wm. B. Archer, founder of Marshall, and John Bartlett and has been in continuous use as a hotel. It was an important stage coach stop on the early Cumberland Road where many prominent people, including Abraham Lincoln and Grover Cleveland, stayed.

Americana: Motel/Hotel

Significant Interest: Other

Milestone / Marker: Historical Marker

Web Address: [Web Link]

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