Near Mahomet in Piatt County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District
Piatt / Champaign Counties
ó County Line Marker ó
Erected 1922 by the Lincoln Circuit Marking Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 40° 7.472′ N, 88° 27.806′ W. Marker is near Mahomet, Illinois, in Piatt County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 1675N and County Route 0E, on the left when traveling west on County Route 1675N. The Marker is on Piatt County land, but in the Mahomet (Champaign County) mail district. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mahomet IL 61853, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln's Mahomet / Mahomet's Lincoln (approx. 6 miles away); Champaign County's Lincoln (approx. 6.7 miles away); Railroads Bring Change (approx. 7.1 miles away); Monticello Journeys Trail of Death (approx. 8.9 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 9 miles away); Lincoln in Monticello (approx. 9 miles away); Piatt County Veterans Memorial (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mahomet.
Also see . . .
1. The REAL Lincoln Highway. Is the “leading authority" on Abraham Lincoln's trail as he and his fellow lawyers worked on the Illinois Eighth Judicial District of 1847 - 1859. See Map and History of the special Marker Series written by Guy Fraker. Over more than four hundred miles of Illinois were traveled by Lincoln and his fellow Lawyers per journey around the Circuit by horse and buggy. For students and 'they that seek' a better understanding of life in the 1860's - - this is indeed a Historical trip through the heart-land of America on the roads of Illinois. (Submitted on September 2, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. All the County-Seat Markers. . . in order of Lincoln's travels through them along the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District, 1847 - 1857. (Submitted on October 10, 2008.)
3. Travel with Lincoln (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
1. Also Read!
Fraker, Guy C. Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: A Guide to Lincolnís Eighth Judicial Circuit. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2017; 130 pp.
If youíve ever wanted to retrace Abraham Lincolnís footsteps as a lawyer, Guy Frakerís A Guide to Lincolnís Eighth Judicial Circuit is exactly the book you need and a great starting point for your journey, even if you only take it vicariously. The third in the series of “Looking for Lincoln” guidebooks by the Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition, A Guide to Lincolnís Eighth Judicial Circuit is the best way to tour the circuit short of having Guy Fraker, a retired lawyer, lead you in person. Printed on high quality glossy paper with
— Submitted October 21, 2018, by Dr. Tom Peet of Gahanna, Ohio.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,947 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 2, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. 2. submitted on October 21, 2018, by Dr. Tom Peet of Gahanna, Ohio. 3, 4. submitted on September 2, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.