1860, December 20 South Carolina, rapidly followed by six other southern states, secedes from Union in reaction to election of Lincoln, who opposes extension of slavery into western territories. These states organize the Confederate States of America.
ILLINOIS - Gallatin County - Historic Districts
Old Shawneetown Historic District
(added 1974 - - #74002382)
Roughly bounded by IL l3, Floodwall and Locust Sts. , Shawneetown