Washington county, illinois — blue book easy simple ways to make money of information

On january 2, 1818, the legislative council and house of representatives of illinois territory easy simple ways to make money passed an act that separated what is now washington and easy simple ways to make money clinton county from st. Clair county. By the same act of the legislature that founded the easy simple ways to make money original county of washington, three commissioners were appointed. They met at the house of james bankson of shoal easy simple ways to make money creek on march 2, 1818 and pronounced that “the permanent seat of justice of said county be established easy simple ways to make money on the site of the old town of covington.”

The town of covington was officially considered for the location easy simple ways to make money of the capitol of the new state of illinois in easy simple ways to make money 1818. Mr. Bankson of washington county, and a delegate to the state constitutional convention, introduced a resolution calling for covington to be designated as easy simple ways to make money the official seat of government. The town was then the county seat of washington county. It was described as being near the center of illinois’ population, located on the beautiful kaskaskia river, and located so that all overland roads in the whole easy simple ways to make money area must “inevitably” pass through this town. The area around covington was described as rich, beautiful, and healthy. However, on august 20, 1818 the members of the constitutional convention voted to reject easy simple ways to make money covington’s bid for the seat of government and vandalia was easy simple ways to make money later selected.

A new site for the county seat was demanded after easy simple ways to make money clinton county split away. A pole was stuck upon the southwest quarter, section 17 of nashville township. The place was called georgetown. No buildings were built, and when the court met, they found nothing to mark the spot, except the 40-foot pole, and the court adjourned to covington. There was considerable debate among the east (beaucoup) and west (elkhorn) settlements. The people who favored the nashville location were too poor easy simple ways to make money to raise the money to buy the land from the easy simple ways to make money government. They went to david pulliam, a man who could raise a hundred dollars in cash easy simple ways to make money whenever he desired. So persistent was the party who went to see him easy simple ways to make money that pulliam got so annoyed that he pulled off his easy simple ways to make money old white hat and threw it to the ground and easy simple ways to make money said “I would not give that old hat for all that easy simple ways to make money town will ever make.” two men, robert middleton and william G. Brown, of st. Clair were finally induced to purchase the land.

In march 1831, the town was laid out, platted and surveyed. David white, joseph whittenburg and livesay carter, the commissioners, declared this to be the permanent seat of justice of easy simple ways to make money washington county. All these men being natives of tennessee, and having fond remembrances of that area, named the town “new nashville.” the “new” was later dropped.

In 1965, additional space was added to the front of the building. The symmetrical design of the exterior follows that of the easy simple ways to make money existing building. A sand finished face brick was selected to match the easy simple ways to make money color of the original bricks, which were made in the nashville area eighty years ago; the cornerstone and foundation walls are of matching indiana limestone. Windows have a matching brick and stone key to further easy simple ways to make money blend the design of the two sections. The low roof is of the mansard type, again carrying out the design of the original building. The new walls and lawn are laid in symmetrical pattern easy simple ways to make money to match the period of this architecture.

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