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Near Lerna in Coles County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Last Lincoln Farm

 
 
The Last Lincoln Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
1. The Last Lincoln Farm Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription. In 1837 Thomas Lincoln erected a cabin on a tract of land situated one-half mile to the east. Here he resided until his death in 1851. Abraham Lincoln visited here frequently, and after 1841 held title to forty acres of land on which his parents lived. The State of Illinois now owns most of the Lincoln Farm.
 
Erected 1964 by the Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 39° 22.814′ N, 88° 12.566′ W. Marker is near Lerna, Illinois, in Coles County. Marker is on County Route 040 N east of Route 1420 E, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in the "Lincoln Log Cabin Historic Site". Follow the drive-way:: marker area has a picnic shelter and parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Lerna IL 62440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln's Care for His Family (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Reuben Moore Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Moore House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rally After the Debate / Lincoln in Coles County
Looking East - - The Last Lincoln Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
2. Looking East - - The Last Lincoln Farm Marker
(approx. 8.1 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 8.1 miles away); Coles County - - Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Coles County War Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Lincoln's Last Visit / The Debaters in Mattoon (approx. 11.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lerna.
 
Also see . . .
1. Web Site - - "Abraham Lincoln Learning". Some large photos - worth the "click". . Also has other links that are enjoyable. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Official Web Site - - "Lincoln Log Cabin". This will help plan your visit... Check out its links ! ! (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

3. Travel with Lincoln. Climb into Lincolnís buggy and take a trip with Lincoln and his fellow lawyers on the job traveling Illinois as Circuit Lawyers. See all the Lincoln Circuit Markers (and a surprise or two), in the order of his travels while a member of the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District (of Illinois) during 1847-1857. Use the “First >>” button in the upper right to see these markers in sequence,
Wide View - - The Last Lincoln Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
3. Wide View - - The Last Lincoln Farm Marker
starting from Springfield. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

4. Looking for Lincoln Video - on P. B. S. Follow Henry Louis Gates, Jr. "...from Illinois, to Gettysburg, to Washington, D. C., and face to face with people who live with Lincoln every day..." (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. AgricultureNotable PersonsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Looking North / West - -  The Last Lincoln Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
4. Looking North / West - - The Last Lincoln Farm Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 791 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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