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Near Atlanta in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District

McLean / Logan Counties

 

—County Line Marker —

 
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
1. Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Marker
In 1977 this marker was badly damaged by vandalism. Local farmers and the 'Abraham Lincoln Chapter' of the 'D.A.R.' redesigned it -and- replaced a new "plate" without the Lincoln profile. A rededication ceremony was held on September 18, 1983.
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. 40° 16.908′ N, 89° 10.919′ W. Marker is near Atlanta, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker is on 2500th Street west of 2300th Avenue (County Road N 500 E), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta IL 61723, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Atlanta Public Library-Museum (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 12.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois (approx. 13.3 miles away); Lincoln's Lincoln (approx. 13.3 miles away); Centennial Park (approx. 13.4 miles away); The Lincoln House
Long View of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
2. Long View of Marker
(approx. 13.4 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 13.4 miles away); Samuel C. Parks (approx. 13.4 miles away).
 
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
Base with Name Plates image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
3. Base with Name Plates
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.) 
 
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Looking West ! image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
4. Looking West !
Looking East ! ! ! image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
5. Looking East ! ! !
This is what the Original  would Look Like...... image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 4, 2008
6. This is what the Original would Look Like......
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,813 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   6. 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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