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Troy in Doniphan County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription.
On his only visit to Kansas, he spoke in Troy, December 1, 1859, at the Court House located about 100 feet west of this site. It was reported that the Troy speech was a trial run of his Cooper Union speech in New York which propelled him to the Republican Presidential nomination in 1860.
 
Erected 2002 by Troy and Community Garden Club, Doniphan County Historical Society, and Others.
 
Location. 39° 47.21′ N, 95° 5.321′ W. Marker is in Troy, Kansas, in Doniphan County. Marker is on Walnut Street near Liberty Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Monument is adjacent to the Nelson Rogers House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 138 East Walnut Street, Troy KS 66087, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walter C. Worman and George Larson (within shouting distance of this marker); Doniphan County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Tall Oak" (about 300 feet away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (about 400 feet away); Melvin L. Schmidt, J.D. (about 400 feet away); Troy
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker
The Nelson Rogers House in background
(approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Troy (approx. 2 miles away); "Espyd. a wolf" (approx. 8.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Troy.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lincoln in Kansas. (Submitted on October 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lincoln in Kansas. (Submitted on October 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Lincoln in Kansas. (Submitted on October 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
Bust of Abraham Lincoln image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
3. Bust of Abraham Lincoln
Nelson Rogers House Information image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
4. Nelson Rogers House Information
The info sheet is inside the window of the house. There are many such sheets displayed in building windows throughout the Troy historic district.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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