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

Harriett Dean House

 
 
Harriett Dean House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. Harriett Dean House Marker
Inscription. In 1838, Abraham Lincoln purchased two lots in this block for $300. Twelve years later, he sold a half lot to Harriet Dean for $125.00 Mrs. Dean purchased an adjacent lot from someone else and had a house built, thus becoming a neighbor of the Lincolns.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.855′ N, 89° 38.716′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is on 8th Street just north of Jackson 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. Henson Lyon 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); William Beedle House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln's Home Becomes a Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Arnold House (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Corneau House (within shouting distance of this marker); Julia Sprigg House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Harriett Dean House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. Harriett Dean House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 19 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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