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Abraham Lincoln

On the Steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription. Abraham Lincoln appeared on these court house steps on the afternoon of September 17, 1859, and spoke denying the assertion of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, Senator from Illinois, that human slavery was protected by the Constitution.

Contributed on September 17, 1959. by the Young Republican Club of Montgomery County
 
Erected 1979 by The Young Republican Club of Montgomery County.
 
Location. 39° 45.584′ N, 84° 11.533′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Ohio Route 48) and West Third Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 N Main St, Dayton OH 45402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Remember the Promises You Made in the Attic" (a few steps from this marker); Daytonís First Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); "Justitiae Dedicata" (within shouting distance of this marker); Roman Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Victoria Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away);

Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Full view of marker on Courthouse steps
Cooper Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Montgomery County Civil War Memorial (approx. ľ mile away); Montgomery County Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. ľ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Dayton.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansCivil RightsPolitics
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
3. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Marker can be seen below the urn on the left
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
4. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Bust of Lincoln on the marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 5, 2016.
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