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Near Hopedale in Harrison County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln at Cadiz Junction

 
 
Abraham Lincoln at Cadiz Junction Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, December 21, 2014
1. Abraham Lincoln at Cadiz Junction Marker
Inscription. Here, February 14, 1861, Abraham Lincoln alighted from a train en route from his home in Illinois to the nationsís capital, where on March 4th he would become our sixteenth President. Cadiz Junction, a breakfast stop for the President Elect, saw him well served by James Cady, hotel host. Later Lincoln greeted a respectful throng but declined making a formal speech as he felt “too full for utterance”. Lincoln then resumed his journey - - one from which he would know no return. At this then busy junction the Cadiz Branch first met, 1854, the Steubenville & Indiana RR. Those pioneer lines, financed by the Townships traversed and conceived largely by such Harrison Countians as Daniel Kilgore, James Means, and Thomas Jewett, have long been profitable factors in the Pennsylvania RR. System.
 
Erected 1967 by Harrison County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops marker series.
 
Location. 40° 21.57′ N, 80° 55.917′ W. Marker is near Hopedale, Ohio, in Harrison County. Marker is on Cadiz Junction Road (County Route 46) east of Tipton Road (County Route 175), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in the community
Abraham Lincoln at Cadiz Junction Marker Photo, Click for full size
Courtesy:: Puskarich Library - Cadiz, Ohio, July 26, 2007
2. Abraham Lincoln at Cadiz Junction Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
With the train arriving at Cadiz Junction at approximately 1:00 P.M. and newspaper reports stating that Lincoln had "lunch" at Cadiz Junction, the marker is in error in relating that it was "breakfast". (Unless it was a 'breakfast style' meal.)
of Cadiz Junction. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46947 Cadiz Junction Road, Hopedale OH 43976, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Hopedale / Clark Gable, "The King of Hollywood" (approx. 2.7 miles away); M101A1 105mm Towed Howitzers (approx. 3 miles away); Custer Monument Historic Site (approx. 6.2 miles away); Cadiz G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); Bishop Matthew Simpson (approx. 6.9 miles away); Harrison County Congressional Medal of Honorees (approx. 6.9 miles away); Cadiz, Ohio (approx. 6.9 miles away); Clark Gable (approx. 6.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hopedale.
 
Regarding Abraham Lincoln at Cadiz Junction. A big "Thank You" to Linda Morgan, Librarian at "Puskarich Library" in Cadiz, Ohio. You will find much information about Lincoln's stop at Cadiz Junction in said Library -and- every-one quite helpful.
 
Also see . . .
1. More Photos and Cadiz Junction Re-Visited::. Courtesy:: "The Abraham Lincoln Blog" an excellent blog with quality photos. (Submitted on March 17, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Video - - "Abraham Lincoln Biography. . ." - (Courtesy - YouTube)::. (Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Abraham Lincoln at Cadiz Junction Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, December 21, 2014
3. Abraham Lincoln at Cadiz Junction Marker

 
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Cadiz Junction - 'Millers Depot' Photo, Click for full size
Courtesy:: Puskarich Library - Cadiz, Ohio, Unknown
4. Cadiz Junction - 'Millers Depot'
"Cady's Restaurant, Cadiz Junction" Photo, Click for full size
Courtesy:: Puskarich Library - Cadiz, Ohio
5. "Cady's Restaurant, Cadiz Junction"
("Steubenville Herald Star" - Feb. 12, 2008, 'Region', P.9A): "President-elect Abraham Lincoln made a stop at Cady's Restaurant in Cadiz Junction on Feb. 14, 1861, to eat a meal while traveling by train to his inauguration in Washington, D.C."
 
 
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