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At the State Fair on these Grounds

 
 
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By Paul F, November 5, 2010
1. At the State Fair on these Grounds Marker
Inscription.  
At the State Fair on these Grounds
In 1859
Near this Spot
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Made an address
This tablet as a reminder of that event
was erected
under the auspices of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County in 1928

 
Erected 1928 by Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County.
 
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.
 
Location. 43° 2.407′ N, 87° 55.733′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Wells Street and North 13th Street, on the right when traveling east on West Wells Street. On the campus of Marquette University. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53233, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roman Catholic Church of the Gesu (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mabel Wanda Raimey (approx. 0.2 miles away); B'Ne Jeshurun Synagogue
At the State Fair on these Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, November 5, 2010
2. At the State Fair on these Grounds Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Milwaukee (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint James Court (approx. 0.3 miles away); Central Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Milwaukee (approx. 0.3 miles away); MacArthur Square (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
At the State Fair on these Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, November 5, 2010
3. At the State Fair on these Grounds Marker
Photo is looking southwest toward marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 710 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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