Near Decatur in Macon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of the Lincoln Cabin
Erected 1957 by Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list.
Location. 39° 48.257′ N, 89° 6.258′ W. Marker is near Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Marker located in the general parking lot of the "Lincoln Trail Homestead State Memorial". Take "Lincoln Memorial Parkway" to the park entrance - follow back to the general parking area. Take a picnic lunch and a pair of walking shoes to enjoy the location. 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. Whitley Mill and Dam (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Home in Illinois of Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Home of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictLincoln National Memorial Highway (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lincoln’s First Illinois Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Getting There from Here (approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 7.8 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 13, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,290 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.