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Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Morning of February 18, 1861

Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Morning of February 18, 1867 Marker image. Click for full size.
Courtesy:: Rochester Historical
1. Morning of February 18, 1867 Marker
Inscription.  Near this spot on the morning of February 18, 1861 Abraham Lincoln addressed the citizens of Rochester.
 
Erected 1912 by Rochester Centennial.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. 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 date for this entry is February 18, 1913.
 
Location. 43° 9.553′ N, 77° 36.919′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Inner Loop and Mill Street, on the right when traveling west on Inner Loop. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brick Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rochester Women's Rights Convention (about 700 feet away); Welcome to the High Falls (about 700 feet away); Pont de Rennes Pedestrian Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Post House (approx. ¼ mile away); Rochester: Center of Freedom
Rochester, New York - - Depot image. Click for full size.
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Genesee River Gorge: Centuries of Conflict in Pleasant Valley (approx. ¼ mile away); Genesee River Gorge: 20,000 Years in the Making (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mr. Lincoln in Rochester, New York::. Courtesy mrlincolnandnewyork.org:: gives a review of February 18, 1861 for Abraham Lincoln from Buffalo to Albany, New York. (Submitted on April 16, 2011.) 

2. "Lincoln's Whistle-Stop trip to Washington"::. Courtesy smithsonianmag.com:: a nice interactive map of Lincoln's 'Inaugural Train Trip' to Washington, D. C. in 1861. (Submitted on April 16, 2011.) 

3. 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 April 16, 2011. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on April 18, 2011. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2011. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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