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President-elect Abraham Lincoln

 
 
President-elect Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Gray, March 18, 2011
1. President-elect Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription.  President-elect Abraham Lincoln, en route to Washington for his first inaugural, stopped in Hudson aboard a special Presidential train on February 15, 1861. A crowd of over 6,000 people greeted Lincoln at the old Hudson Depot, located near this spot. The new President gave a brief speech before heading into Cleveland.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1760.
 
Location. 41° 14.322′ N, 81° 26.248′ W. Marker is in Hudson, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is on South College Street when traveling south. Marker is located in the park south of South College Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson OH 44236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gustave H. Grimm (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boyhood home of John Brown (about 600 feet away); First Congregational Church of Hudson
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Schoolhouse in Summit County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hudson and the Underground Railroad (approx. ¼ mile away); Loomis Observatory (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Log House in Summit County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Middle College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hudson.
 
Also see . . .  Video - - "Abraham Lincoln Biography. . ." - (Courtesy - YouTube)::. (Submitted on February 15, 2013.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2011, by Kevin Gray of Hudson, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,163 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 29, 2011, by Kevin Gray of Hudson, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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