Beardstown in Cass County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech
Aug. 12, 1858
"A house divided cannot stand."
Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Location. 40° 1.012′ N, 90° 26.049′ W. Marker is in Beardstown, Illinois, in Cass County. Marker is on S. State Street just north of 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beardstown IL 62618, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln the Candidate (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln the Lawyer (within shouting distance of this marker); The Beardstown Women's Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Photograph (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln in Beardstown (about 400 feet away); Traveling to Beardstown (about 600 feet away); Lincoln and the River (about 700 feet away); Captain Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beardstown.
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