Carlinville in Macoupin County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
16th, President of the United States
Born: February 12, 1809, Hodgenville, Kentucky
Assassinated: April 15, 1865, Washington D. C.
Presidential Term: March 4, 1861 - April 15, 1865
From a humble log cabin in rural Kentucky to the White House in Washington D. C.
Practiced law in a log cabin courthouse on the Carlinville square
Savior of the Union and emancipator of slaves.
One of the most respected U. S. Presidents.
God Bless America
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1809.
Location. 39° 16.771′ N, 89° 52.859′ W. Marker is in Carlinville, Illinois, in Macoupin County. Marker is at the intersection of East Side Square (Illinois Route Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 236 East Side Square, Carlinville IL 62626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Site of the Ariston Cafe, 1924 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Circling The Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Loomis House (within shouting distance of this marker); Macoupin County Revolutionary War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Lincoln Spoke Here (about 300 feet away); Six - Pounder (about 500 feet away); Macoupin County Veterans memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlinville.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2022, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2022, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.