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Near Monticello in Piatt County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lincoln - Douglas

 
 
Lincoln - Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 28, 2009
1. Lincoln - Douglas Marker
Inscription.  Here on July 29, 1858 Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas first agreed to meet in Joint Debate in Illinois
 
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 date for this entry is July 29, 1858.
 
Location. 40° 0.447′ N, 88° 34.498′ W. Marker is near Monticello, Illinois, in Piatt County. Marker is on Illinois Route 105 south of West Burnside Drive, on the right when traveling south. Located about one mile South of Monticello, Illinois on State Road 105. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello IL 61856, 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. Lincoln in Monticello (approx. 1.2 miles away); Piatt County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 1.2 miles away); Monticello Journeys (approx. 1.4 miles away); Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 1.4 miles away); Trail of Death (approx.
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1.4 miles away); Railroads Bring Change (approx. 3.3 miles away); Bement Goes to War (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monticello.
 
Wide View - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 28, 2009
2. Wide View - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker
Another Wide View - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 28, 2009
3. Another Wide View - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker
Obverse View - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 28, 2009
4. Obverse View - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker
Looking North - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 28, 2009
5. Looking North - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker
Looking South West - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 28, 2009
6. Looking South West - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker
Looking North West - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, October 28, 2009
7. Looking North West - - Lincoln - Douglas Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,014 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 30, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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