“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hudson in Summit County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

President-elect Abraham Lincoln

President-elect Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Gray, March 18, 2011
1. President-elect Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription. President-elect Abraham Lincoln, en route to Washington for his first inaugural, stopped in Hudson aboard a special Presidential train on February 15, 1861. A crowd of over 6,000 people greeted Lincoln at the old Hudson Depot, located near this spot. The new President gave a brief speech before heading into Cleveland.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops marker series.
Location. 41° 14.322′ N, 81° 26.248′ W. Marker is in Hudson, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is on South College Street when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in the park south of South College Street. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson OH 44236, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gustave H. Grimm (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boyhood home of John Brown (about 600 feet away); First Congregational Church of Hudson (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Schoolhouse in Summit County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hudson and the Underground Railroad (approx. mile away); Loomis Observatory (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Log House in Summit County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Middle College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hudson.
Also see . . .  Video - - "Abraham Lincoln Biography. . ." - (Courtesy - YouTube)::. (Submitted on February 15, 2013.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Gray of Hudson, Ohio. This page has been viewed 910 times since then and 108 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Kevin Gray of Hudson, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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