Gallatin County Courthouse – Shawneetown IL

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According to the Illinois Office of the Governor, WPA crews built the new Shawneetown courthouse in 1938 after the flood of 1937 forced the original town to be relocated.

Source notes

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Work Projects Administration, Information Service, Primary File, 1936-42, Box 6, Folder 212-B.

"Governor Announces Funding for Gallatin County Courthouse," Illinois Office of the Governor, August 26, 2003, accessed July 28, 2015.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee - wpatoday.org on July 27, 2015.

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Location Info


484 N. Lincoln Blvd. West
Shawneetown, Illinois 62984

Coordinates: 37.717256, -88.185838

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