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Carlinville in Macoupin County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, January 14, 2020
1. Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here Marker
Inscription.  Abraham Lincoln spoke here on August 31, 1858. In the course of his famous campaign against Stephen A. Douglas, for the United States Senatorship.
 
Location. 39° 16.716′ N, 89° 52.865′ W. Marker is in Carlinville, Illinois, in Macoupin County. Marker is on East First Street (Illinois Route 4/108) just east of South Broad Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in front of Carlinville United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 South Broad Street, Carlinville IL 62626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Site of the Ariston Cafe, 1924 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Circling The Square (about 500 feet away); Carlinville, Illinois (approx. half a mile away).
 
Also see . . .  Remembering Abraham Lincoln's influence in Macoupin County. An article published by Macoupin County's Enquirer-Democrat about Lincoln's historic visit in Carlinville and his speech. (Submitted on January 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Categories. Government & Politics
 
Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, January 14, 2020
2. Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here Marker
In front of Carlinville UMC
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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