Marshall is located in eastern Illinois in Clark County
(of which it is the county seat) 40 miles east-southeast of Mattoon
about 10 miles west of the Wabash River
and 15 miles west-southwest of Terre Haute
, IN. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 3,438, a decrease of 117 since 1990.
The Archer House, a former stagecoach stop built in 1841, is the oldest hotel in Illinois and is located at the intersection of Route 1 and the National Road (Route 40).
For outdoor lovers, the town is just a few minutes north of Lincoln Trail State Park. For golfers, the town offers the Marshall Golf Course.
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Earth Day Indiana Festival Indianapolis IN April27 On the final Saturday of every April, thousands of Hoosiers head to downtown Indianapolis to attend one of the nation's largest Earth Day festivals. The Earth Day Indiana Festival combines 140 environmental and conservation exhibits with live music, special activities for kids and good food.
Lotus World Music and Arts Festival Bloomington IN May10 The annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival celebrates the diversity, beauty, and joy of music and arts from cultures around the world.
Peoria Heights Art Fair Peoria Heights IL May11 A great weekend is planned; the show coincides with the Race for the Cure and the Illinois Art League members show at the Village Hall. A hospitality tent will be open throughout the Art Fair with coffee and donuts in the morning and water and fruit during the day .
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival Newburgh IN May17-18 There will be non stop jazz, wonderful wines, great food, and the opportunity to browse and purchase local art. All of this overlooking the beautiful Ohio River at the Old Lock & Dam Park.
Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair Springfield IL May18-19 Whether you are a serious art collector or are just developing an appreciation, there is original art here for you, in the form of jewelry, sculpture, photography, glassware, pottery, wood, metalwork, oils, watercolors, and other media.
Kentucky Reggae Festival Louisville KY May25-27 Since 1991 the Kentucky Reggae Festival has been the predominant event in the Louisville area during Memorial Day Weekend. The flavor of the islands is captured and brought right to Louisville through reggae music, ethnic foods, and the caribbean market.