Near Decatur in Macon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Whitley Mill and Dam
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
Location. 39° 48.278′ N, 89° 5.917′ W. Marker is near Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Marker located in "Lincoln Trail Homestead State Memorial" off of South Lincoln Memorail Parkway. Follow the 'Park' road all the way back (good road - plenty parking) - - Boulder will be on right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur IL 62521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Home in Illinois of Abraham Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); First Home of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Lincoln Cabin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lincoln National Memorial Highway (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lincoln’s First Illinois HomeGetting There from Here (approx. 7˝ miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,261 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 12, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.