Elizabethtown is a village in southern Illinois, along the Ohio River. The population was 348 at the 2000 census. It the location of the Rose Hotel, an Illinois state historic site built about 1830. The village of Elizabethtown was founded around the McFarland Tavern (1812), which was soon rebuilt as the Rose Hotel, the rebuilt hostelry is the oldest hotel in the state of Illinois. My Dutch friends (Jlsa and Peter) and I stayed at that hotel (200 years old).
To find out how the Dutchies and I all met at the Rose hotel in Elizabethtown, click here