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Lincoln in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Logan County Circuit Court

 
 
Logan County Circuit Court Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 19, 2017
1. Logan County Circuit Court Marker
Inscription.  On this site stood two former Logan County Courthouses in which Abraham Lincoln practiced law from 1856 to until elected President. During the March term, 1859, Lincoln substituted for David Davis as the presiding judge of the Logan County Circuit Court.
 
Erected 1964 by The Lincoln Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary Clubs and the Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, the Illinois State Historical Society, and the Rotary International series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 40° 8.769′ N, 89° 21.731′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker is on Broadway Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Broadway Street, Lincoln IL 62656, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Logan County's Civil War Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Lincoln Rallies the People (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel C. Parks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Lot was Owned by Abraham Lincoln (about 300 feet away); Lincoln's Lot (about 300 feet away); Lincoln Public Library (about 500 feet away); Lincoln, Illinois (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Logan County Circuit Court Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 19, 2017
2. Logan County Circuit Court Marker
Logan County Circuit Court image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 19, 2017
3. Logan County Circuit Court
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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