Near Decatur in Macon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Home of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1830.
Location. 39° 48.294′ N, 89° 5.885′ W. Marker is near Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Marker in "Lincoln Trail Homestead State Memorial" off of Lincoln Memorial Parkway. Take 'Park' road (good road - plenty of parkting) all the way to the end. Boulder will be all the way back - on the Left. 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 First Home in Illinois of Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Whitley Mill and Dam (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 Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Getting There from Here (approx. 7.4 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 7.4 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 2,978 times since then and 170 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.