St. Paris in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lincoln Funeral Train
Erected 2006 by St. Paris Community, Champaign County Bicentennial Historical Marker Committee, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 24-11.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection
Location. 40° 7.469′ N, 83° 57.564′ W. Marker is in St. Paris, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker is on Springfield Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is between Mill Street and Oak Street, at former railroad grade crossing on Springfield Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Paris OH 43072, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Walborn & Riker Co. (a few steps from this marker); St. Paris Korea and Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Paris and Johnson Township World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Paris and Johnson Township World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); A. B. Graham (approx. 2.7 miles away); Kiser Lake (approx. 4.1 miles away); Brown Township School District #6 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Christiansburg Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Paris.
Also see . . . President Abraham Lincoln Funeral Honor Guard ::. “An Honor Guard accompanied Lincoln's coffin to Springfield, Illinoirs. This is a list of the Veterans Reserve Corps members. These men were the only ones allowed to move the coffin from place to place during the long funeral journey.” (Submitted on February 27, 2012.)
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