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

The Grave of Abraham Lincoln

 
 
The Grave of Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 17, 2011
1. The Grave of Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription. This structure marks the graves of Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary, and three of their four children. Members of the Lincoln family chose the site in May 1865. Planned and built in the years following the president's shocking death, the tomb remains an imposing symbol of the people's sorrow.
 
Location. 39° 49.373′ N, 89° 39.334′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Monument Avenue and W. Oak Street. Click for map. Marker is in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield IL 62702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Building the Lincoln Tomb (here, next to this marker); Abraham Lincoln's. Tomb (here, next to this marker); Temporary Tombs (here, next to this marker); Reconstruction and Renovation (here, next to this marker); Some Exterior Features (here, next to this marker); The Lincoln Descendants (here, next to this marker); Receiving Vault (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincolnís Tomb (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
The Grave of Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 17, 2011
2. The Grave of Abraham Lincoln Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 10 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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