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Near Lawrenceville in Lawrence County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lincoln Trail Memorial

 
 
Abraham Lincoln & Family Moved to Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
1. Abraham Lincoln & Family Moved to Illinois Marker
Inscription. In the late winter of 1830 a few weeks after his 21st birthday Abraham Lincoln passed this way with his father's family entering the State of Illinois for the first time.
 
Erected 1938 by Illinois Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 40.986′ N, 87° 32.177′ W. Marker is near Lawrenceville, Illinois, in Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Illinois Route 33 and Wabash River. Click for map. Monument is located on the North/East side of Illinois State Highway 33 at the Wabash River. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceville IL 62439, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Ferry Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away in Indiana); Patriotism of Charles Gratiot (approx. mile away in Indiana); Site of House Occupied as Headquarters (approx. mile away in Indiana); Vincennes (approx. mile away in Indiana); Gold Star - - Honor Roll (approx. mile away in Indiana); Site of Fort Sackville
East End - - Abraham Lincoln & Family Moved to Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
2. East End - - Abraham Lincoln & Family Moved to Illinois Marker
Presented to the State of Illinois by the Illinois Organization of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
1938
(approx. mile away in Indiana); The George Rogers Clark Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away in Indiana); U.S.S. Vincennes (approx. 0.3 miles away in Indiana).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Site where Abraham Lincoln and Family crossed the Wabash River and entered Illinois.
 
Also see . . .
1. Illinois Side of the Bridge. (Courtesy: "Down the Road" blog - "The Jim Gray Page") A number of photos of the Vincennes bridge and where it "use to be" - along with the old "brick road." (Submitted on October 23, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Lincoln Trail Memorial. (Submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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East End Plaque - - 50th Anniversary Restored and Rededicated (1988 ) image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
3. East End Plaque - - 50th Anniversary Restored and Rededicated (1988 )
Plaque reads:: "" 50th Anniversary Lovingly restored for the People of Illinois and Rededicated by the Illinois State Organization NSDAR. October 8, 1988 Mrs. Rondald L. Mordhorst, State Regent ""
Full View - - Abraham Lincoln & Family Moved to Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
4. Full View - - Abraham Lincoln & Family Moved to Illinois Marker
Other View - - Abraham Lincoln & Family Moved to Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
5. Other View - - Abraham Lincoln & Family Moved to Illinois Marker
Closer View - - Abraham Lincoln & Family Moved to Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
6. Closer View - - Abraham Lincoln & Family Moved to Illinois Marker
Signature Marking of - - N. V. Walker, Sc image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
7. Signature Marking of - - N. V. Walker, Sc
Nellie Verne Walker
Lincoln Trail Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
8. Lincoln Trail Memorial Statue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,696 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   7. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   8. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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