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Cold Spring in Jefferson County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lincoln Hill

 
 
Lincoln Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2021
1. Lincoln Hill Marker
Inscription.  Toward the end of the Blackhawk War on July 10, 1832, Abraham Lincoln was honorably discharged from service in Cold Spring. He camped overnight in this immediate vicinity. His horse was stolen during the night, and he walked and canoed home to New Salem, IL, a distance about 250 miles.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is July 10, 1832.
 
Location. 42° 53.621′ N, 88° 46.576′ W. Marker is in Cold Spring, Wisconsin, in Jefferson County. Marker is on County Road N south of Gillis Road, on the right when traveling south. Located in Cold Spring Creamery Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: N1501 County Road N, Fort Atkinson WI 53538, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Hawk War Encampment (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fort Koshkonong (approx. 3.6 miles away); Panther Intaglio (approx. 4½ miles away); Whitewater Historical Society Depot Museum (approx. 4.8 miles away); Whitewater Passenger Depot (approx. 4.8 miles away);
Lincoln Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2021
2. Lincoln Hill Marker
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Stone Stable (approx. 4.8 miles away); Revolutionary War Veterans (approx. 4.9 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
Lincoln Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devon Polzar, 2021
3. Lincoln Hill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2021, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 123 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2021, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 8, 2022