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Bridgeport in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Abraham Lincolnís Visit

 
 
Abraham Lincolnís Visit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 24, 2015
1. Abraham Lincolnís Visit Marker
Inscription.
Abraham Lincoln visited
this city Saturday evening
March 10, 1860, and delivered
a political address before a
large audience of citizens
in Washingtoh Hall which
was then a portion of this
building.

This tablet is placed here
in commemoration of that event
by the city of Bridgeport
MCMXI

 
Erected 1911.
 
Location. 41° 10.6′ N, 73° 11.385′ W. Marker is in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Markle Court, on the left when traveling east on State Street. Click for map. Located on McLevy Hall, Bridgeport Probate Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 State Street, Bridgeport CT 06604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bridgeport Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bryant Electric Company World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridgeport World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bryant Electric Company World War II Monument (within shouting distance
Abraham Lincolnís Visit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 24, 2015
2. Abraham Lincolnís Visit Marker
of this marker); Bridgeport Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridgeport Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridgeport (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Howard Latimer (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Bridgeport.
 
Categories. Politics
 
McLevy Hall, Bridgeport Probate Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 24, 2015
3. McLevy Hall, Bridgeport Probate Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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