Lincoln in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In gratitude for those who were returned may future generations revere the devotion of those who made the Supreme sacrifice.
This monument was erected September 6, 1953 A. D. By the committee for the celebration of the first Centennial of Lincoln, Illinois, the first and only town named for Abraham Lincoln before he became president of the United States.
Beneath this stone we have placed the story of Lincolnís first one hundred years with the hope that it will be uncovered and honored on the Second Centennial, 2053 A. D.
Erected 1953 by Committee for Celebration of First Centennial of Lincoln, Illinois.
Location. 40° 8.861′ N, 89° 21.826′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of North Chicago Street and Broadway Street, on the left when traveling north on North Chicago Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln IL 62656, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Lincoln's Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois (a few steps from this marker); The Lincoln House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Rustic Scene of Conspiracy (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel C. Parks (about 500 feet away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (about 600 feet away); This Lot was Owned by Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away); Postville Court House Site (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lincoln.
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism •
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