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Near Carlock in McLean County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District
Woodford / McLean Counties

— County Line Marker —
 
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
1. Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Marker
 
Inscription.
Abraham Lincoln
traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District
1847 - 1859

 
Erected 1922 by the Lincoln Circuit Marking Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 40° 36.69′ N, 89° 7.774′ W. Marker was near Carlock, Illinois, in McLean County. Marker was on County Road N 750 E north of County Road E 2250N, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Carlock IL 61725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Historic Camelback Bridge (approx. 11 miles away); William Florville (approx. 11.3 miles away); Home of Joseph W. Fifer (approx. 11.4 miles away); Florence Fifer Bohrer (approx. 11.4 miles away); Home of Adlai E. Stevenson I (approx. 11.4 miles away); The Pike House (approx. 11.5 miles away); Risk of the Road (approx. 11.5 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
County Name Plates on Base of the Marker. Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
2. County Name Plates on Base of the Marker.
 

 
Also see . . .
1. The Real Lincoln Highway: The Forgotten Lincoln Circuit Markers by Guy C. Fraker. Is the “leading authority" on Abraham Lincoln's trail as he and his fellow lawyers worked on the Illinois Eighth Judicial District of 1847 - 1859. See Map and History of the special Marker Series written by Guy Fraker. Over more than four hundred miles of Illinois were traveled by Lincoln and his fellow Lawyers per journey around the Circuit by horse and buggy. For students and 'they that seek' a better understanding of life in the 1860's - - this is indeed a Historical trip through the heart-land of America on the roads of Illinois. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. All the County Line Markers. . . in order of Lincoln's travels through them along the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District, 1847 - 1857 (Submitted on October 10, 2008.) 

3. All the County-Seat Markers. . . in order of Lincoln's travels through them along the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District, 1847 - 1857. (Submitted on October 10, 2008.) 

4. Travel with Lincoln. Climb into Lincoln’s buggy and take a trip with Lincoln and his fellow lawyers on the job traveling Illinois as Circuit Lawyers. See all the Lincoln Circuit Markers (and a surprise or two), in the order of his travels while a member of the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District (of Illinois) during 1847-1857. Use the “First >>” button in the upper right to see these markers in sequence, starting from Springfield. (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Looking North - - Woodford County Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
3. Looking North - - Woodford County
 

 
Additional comments.
1. 8th Judicial Marker-Woodford/McLean line
Sadly this marker is no longer there.

Editor's Note: Thank you for letting us know. We hope it was removed for maintenance and will be returned soon. Please let us know if it is returned.
    — Submitted June 13, 2010, by Corey Meyer of Eureka, Illinois.
 
Looking South - - McLean County Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
4. Looking South - - McLean County
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,855 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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