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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Ferry Landing

 

—Abraham Lincoln & Family - - Moves to Illinois —

 
Site of Ferry Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
1. Site of Ferry Landing Marker
Inscription. From this place in the year 1830 Abraham Lincoln crossed the Wabash River to Illinois
 
Location. 38° 40.84′ N, 87° 32.055′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Vigo Street (East Side of Bridge) and Wabash River. Click for map. Have your walking shoes on - - Follow the sidewalk on the East Side of the Vigo Street Bridge - - Cross "deep depression" and a set of "railroad tracks" :: "Then"!! - - you will have found the marker. Marker is in this post office area: Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patriotism of Charles Gratiot (within shouting distance of this marker); Vincennes (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of House Occupied as Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gold Star - - Honor Roll (about 300 feet away); U.S.S. Vincennes (about 400 feet away); Vincennes in the American Revolution (about 500 feet away); The Old Cathedral “French and Indian” Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Site of Fort Sackville (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Abraham Lincoln
Other View - - Site of Ferry Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
2. Other View - - Site of Ferry Landing Marker
and family passed this spot during their move to Illinois.
 
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Wide View - - Site of Ferry Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
3. Wide View - - Site of Ferry Landing Marker
Standing in Indiana - Looking into Illinois - - Over the Wabash River.
View of Wabash River image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
4. View of Wabash River
Marker Concrete can be seen in the lower right of the photo.
Long View - - Site of Ferry Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
5. Long View - - Site of Ferry Landing Marker
Marker can be noted in the lower right of the photo.
Another View - - Site of Ferry Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
6. Another View - - Site of Ferry Landing Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 811 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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