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Tilton in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln in Tilton, Illinois

 
 
Abraham Lincoln in Tilton, Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
1. Abraham Lincoln in Tilton, Illinois Marker
Inscription.  To commemorate Lincoln's visits to Joseph Kirkland's home in Tilton during late 1850's
 
Erected 1991 by Tilton 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 series list.
 
Location. 40° 6.116′ N, 87° 39.154′ W. Marker is in Tilton, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is on West Fifth Street west of North H Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tilton IL 61833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Servicemen From Tilton (within shouting distance of this marker); Tilton Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Trail of Death 1838 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Robert E. Wurtsbaugh (approx. 1.7 miles away); Aircraft in Honor of Chanute Air Force Base (approx. 1.8 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Danville's Lincoln (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tilton.
 
Wide View - - Lincoln in Tilton, Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
2. Wide View - - Lincoln in Tilton, Illinois Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,219 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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