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Metamora in Woodford County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Speeches by Douglas and Lincoln

 
 
Site of Speeches by Douglas and Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
1. Site of Speeches by Douglas and Lincoln Marker
Inscription. Site of Speeches by Douglas and Lincoln.
Sept. 30 / Oct. 4
1858
 
Location. 40° 47.072′ N, 89° 21.979′ W. Marker is in Metamora, Illinois, in Woodford County. Marker can be reached from South Frances Street south of West Bertram Street. Click for map. Located in "Lincoln Douglas Park" in the South/West end of Metamora. Marker is in this post office area: Metamora IL 61548, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Adlai E. Stevenson I (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 3 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. To reach the park, take South Hanover Street South, then South Frances Street. Park will be on Left (East) side of the street. Good Parking and excellent place for a picnic.
 
Also see . . .
1. Metamora 360 degree Tours. There is more in Metamora than just boulders. Dig back to their home Web Site. Loads of info. (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Lincoln and Douglas Reunion Tour.
Right View of Boulder image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
2. Right View of Boulder
The boulder is about thigh high and large enough for a heated political speech.
Good place to get to know the ideas of Lincoln and/or Douglas and the issues of their day. (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
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View from the Back of  Boulder image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
3. View from the Back of Boulder
Early Morning image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
4. Early Morning
Park Sign - Parking Lot - Boulder in Distance image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
5. Park Sign - Parking Lot - Boulder in Distance
From Parking Lot image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
6. From Parking Lot
Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
7. Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 916 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 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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