Elkhart in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lincoln-Latham-Douglas at the Kentucky House
This original work by Lloyd Ostendorf was sponsored by the Country Bumpkin of Elkhart, Illinois, in cooperation with the Logan County Abraham Lincoln Heritage Foundation 1972-1973.
Erected by Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County, Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, Main Street Lincoln & Village of Elkhart.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Roads & VehiclesFormer U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
Location. 40° 1.201′ N, 89° 28.923′ W. Marker is in Elkhart, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Governor Oglesby Street and South Bogardus Street, on the right when traveling east on Governor Oglesby Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 Governor Oglesby St, Elkhart IL 62634, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heritage Corner (here, next to this marker); Lincoln With John Dean Gillett (here, next to this marker); Route 66 in Elkhart (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elkhart Public Library (about 500 feet away); 1917 Krupp K-14 Light Artillery Cannon (about 500 feet away); Elkhart, Illinois (approx. half a mile away); Elkhart Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkhart.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.