Near Lawrenceville in Lawrence County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lincoln Trail Memorial
Erected 1938 by Illinois Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
Location. 38° 40.986′ N, 87° 32.177′ W. Marker is near Lawrenceville, Illinois, in Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from Vigo Street (Illinois Route 441) 0.3 miles south of Illinois Route 33, on the right when traveling north. The monument stands on the North/East side of Illinois State Highway 33 at the Wabash River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceville IL 62439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Ferry Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away in Indiana); Sieur De Vincennes Francis Vigo (approx. ¼ mile away in Indiana); Patriotism of Charles Gratiot (approx. ¼ mile away in Indiana); Vincennes in the American Revolution (approx. ¼ mile away in Indiana); Site of House Occupied as Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away in Indiana); Lincoln Memorial Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away in Indiana); Gold Star - - Honor Roll (approx. ¼ mile away in Indiana).
More about this memorial. Also see: https://siris-artinventories.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1625F13087UG1.709&profile=ariall&source=~!siartinventories&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!312567~!5&ri=1&aspect=Keyword&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=lincoln+trail+memorial&index=.GW&uindex=&aspect=Keyword&menu=search&ri=1
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Site where Abraham Lincoln and Family crossed the Wabash River and entered Illinois.
Also see . . .
1. Illinois Side of the Bridge. (Courtesy: "Down the Road" blog - "The Jim Gray Page") A number of photos of the Vincennes bridge and where it "use to be" - along with the old "brick road." (Submitted on October 23, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Lincoln Trail State Memorial. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on October 28, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
3. Lincoln Trail Monument, (sculpture). Smithsonian Institution art inventory page (Submitted on July 2, 2021, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,852 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on July 1, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. 5, 6. submitted on July 1, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.