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Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Charles Corneau House

 
 
Charles Corneau House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. Charles Corneau House Marker
Inscription. This was the residence of Lincoln's friend, Charles Corneau, a Springfield druggist. Historic records show that the Lincoln family purchased such items as "Cough Candy," "Castor Oil," and "Hair Balsam" at the Corneau and Diller drugstore. Like Lincoln, Corneau was active in the Whig political party.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.82′ N, 89° 38.715′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and Jackson Street on 8th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield IL 62701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Julia Sprigg House (a few steps from this marker); Mary Lincoln's Circle of Friends (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln's Home Becomes a Shrine (a few steps from this marker); Charles Arnold House (a few steps from this marker); Allen Miller House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarah Cook House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Underground Railroad in Lincoln's Neighborhood
Charles Corneau House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. Charles Corneau House
(within shouting distance of this marker); Economic and Ethnic Diversity in Springfield (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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