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Sullivan in Moultrie County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District

Sullivan, Illinois

 

—County-Seat Marker —

 
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 31, 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 - 1857
 
Erected 1921 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. 39° 35.952′ N, 88° 36.397′ W. Marker is in Sullivan, Illinois, in Moultrie County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Harrison Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Click for map. On N/E corner of Court House lawn. Marker is in this post office area: Sullivan IL 61951, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moultrie County Courthouses (a few steps from this marker); Cole Edward Spencer (approx. 11.4 miles away); Gene Goodwin Park (approx. 11.4 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 13.4 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District
Wide View::  Lincoln Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 31, 2008
2. Wide View:: Lincoln Court House Marker
(approx. 13.7 miles away); Site of The Village of Richmond (approx. 14.9 miles away); Traveling the Circuit (approx. 16.5 miles away); Anthony Thornton (approx. 16.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The REAL Lincoln Highway. 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 September 1, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. 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.) 

3. 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.) 

4. Travel with Lincoln. Climb into Lincoln’s buggy and
Moultrie County Court House - - Sullivan, Illinois image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 31, 2008
3. Moultrie County Court House - - Sullivan, Illinois
Lincoln Marker can be seen left of the tree on the near corner of the Court House lawn. (Click photo to see details.)
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.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,647 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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