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Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In Memory of Abraham Lincoln

16th President of the United States

 

Born February 12, 1809 - Died April 15, 1865

 
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By Sean Jones, January 9, 2020
1. In Memory of Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription.  This relic is preserved, it being the tablet upon which were placed the remains of our illustrious dead in the receiving tomb of Oak Ridge Cemetery, May 4, 1865

This structure erected A.D. 1900
 
Erected 2016 by Sangamon County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 49.457′ N, 89° 39.321′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker can be reached from Monument Avenue 0.3 miles north of West Oak Ridge Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield IL 62702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Vault (within shouting distance of this marker); First Resting Place of Abraham Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temporary Vault (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Grave of Abraham Lincoln (about 500 feet away); Building the Lincoln Tomb (about 500 feet away); Abraham Lincoln's Tomb (about 500 feet away); Temporary Tombs
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(about 500 feet away); Reconstruction and Renovation (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2020. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 9, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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