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Albion in Orleans County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Childhood Home

 
 
Childhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 23, 2020
1. Childhood Home Marker
Inscription.  Childhood Home of Grace Bedell 1848 - 1936. In 1860 she wrote A. Lincoln suggesting he would look better with a beard. He responded & took her advice.
 
Erected by Orleans County Historical Association & County Department of History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsGovernment & PoliticsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 43° 14.76′ N, 78° 12.164′ W. Marker is in Albion, New York, in Orleans County. Marker is at the intersection of West State Road and West Street, on the left when traveling west on West State Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 350 West State Road, Albion NY 14411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Swan Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Sacred Memory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Log Cabin Site (approx. half a mile away);
Childhood Home & Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 23, 2020
2. Childhood Home & Marker
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Hitching Posts (approx. half a mile away); Irish, English, Italian and Polish Immigrants (approx. half a mile away); Historic Downtown Albion (approx. half a mile away); Calamity Sept. 28, 1859 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albion.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Statues of Grace Bedell meeting Abraham Lincoln
 
Also see . . .
1. The Advice of a Little Girl. (Submitted on May 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Abraham Lincoln meets Grace Bedell. (Submitted on May 24, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional keywords. Abraham Lincoln
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2020, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2020, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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Jul. 5, 2022