Near Decatur in Macon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Home of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois
Location. 39° 48.294′ N, 89° 5.885′ W. Marker is near Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Click for map. Marker in "Lincoln Trail Homestead State Memorial" off of Lincoln Memorial Parkway. Take 'Park' road (good road - plenty of parkting) all the way to the end. Boulder will be all the way back - on the Left. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur IL 62521, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Home in Illinois of Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Whitley Mill and Dam (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Lincoln Cabin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lincoln National Memorial Highway Lincolnís First Illinois Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Getting There from Here (approx. 7.4 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 7.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Decatur.
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