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Mansfield in Richland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln

1809 - 1865

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription.  
The
First Public and
Official Endorsement of
Abraham Lincoln
as a candidate
for President of
the United States
was given him in
Mansfield
at a County Convention
held November 5, 1858.

 
Erected 1925 by Richland County Lincoln Association, September 22, 1925.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1836.
 
Location. 40° 45.531′ N, 82° 30.915′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Ohio, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Park Avenue East (Ohio Route 430), on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Marker is on the Public Square, just west of the Korean War Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mansfield OH 44902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mansfield Blue Star Mothers War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Richland County Korean War Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); Johnny Appleseed’s Run for Reinforcements (a few steps from this marker); Allen J. (A. J.) Vandayburg (a few steps from this marker); Richland County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln Highway Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Richland County Soldiers' Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Vasbinder Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2009
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Looking east into the Public Square and its many markers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,017 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 12, 2024