Lincoln in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In gratitude for those who were returned may future generations revere the devotion of those who made the Supreme sacrifice.
This monument was erected September 6, 1953 A. D. By the committee for the celebration of the first Centennial of Lincoln, Illinois, the first and only town named for Abraham Lincoln before he became president of the United States.
Beneath this stone we have placed the story of Lincoln’s first one hundred years with the hope that it will be uncovered and honored on the Second Centennial, 2053 A. D.
Erected 1953 by Committee for Celebration of First Centennial of Lincoln, Illinois.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is September 6, 1890.
Location. 40° 8.861′ N, 89° 21.826′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Lincoln's Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois (a few steps from this marker); The Lincoln House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Rustic Scene of Conspiracy (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel C. Parks (about 500 feet away); Logan County's Civil War Dead (about 600 feet away); Lincoln, Illinois (about 600 feet away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,303 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 13, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.