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Mermaid House Hotel

  • Also Known As: Mermaid Inn

  • Address: 114 E St Louis St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1830/00/00 Built by Lyman Adams, retired sea captain
1842/00/00 Charles Dickens Visitor Charles Dickens stays at Mermaid House Hotel during a visit to Looking Glass Prairie Charles Dickens' 1842 Tour of America

Data »

Particulars for Mermaid House Hotel:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Hotel
Area of Significance Literature
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Level of Significance State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 75002078
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Literature, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1830
Associated People: Dickens,Charles
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Hotel
Current Function: Work in progress
Current Sub-Function:

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
American Notes Book Charles Dickens

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