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Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, May 12, 2020
1. Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here Marker
Inscription.  Near this spot, then known as Curry's Grove, on October 19, 1858, Abraham Lincoln delivered an address in his campaign for the United States Senate. His words were little noted nor long remembered, but of such things too is history made.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 19, 1858.
 
Location. 39° 59.345′ N, 90° 45.938′ W. Marker is in Mount Sterling, Illinois, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of Northwest Cross Street and West Lincoln Street, on the left when traveling north on Northwest Cross Street. Marker is at the southeast corner of Brown County Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 NW Cross St, Mount Sterling IL 62353, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Sterling, Illinois (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Scripps Family (approx. 13.3 miles away); Union Baptist Church (approx. 14 miles away);
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Militiaman Lincoln (approx. 14 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 14 miles away); 1812-1900 War Memorial (approx. 14 miles away); Lincoln's Reception (approx. 14 miles away); Abraham Lincoln in Rushville (approx. 14.1 miles away).
 
Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, May 12, 2020
2. Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here Marker
on the grounds of Brown County Elementary School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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