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Henson Lyon House

 
 
Henson Lyon House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. Henson Lyon House Marker
Inscription. This was the residence of Henson Lyon in 1860. the census of that year identified him as a farmer and the owner of $12,000 in real estate, and $3,000 in personal property, indicating that he was comparatively wealthy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.866′ N, 89° 38.716′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is 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. William Beedle House (a few steps from this marker); Harriett Dean House (a few steps from this marker); What Did Abraham Lincoln Eat? (within shouting distance of this marker); Daily Life in 1860 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln's Home Becomes a Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln's Horse (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Arnold House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Corneau House (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Henson Lyon House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. Henson Lyon House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 7 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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