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Charles Corneau House

 
 
Charles Corneau House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. Charles Corneau House Marker
Inscription.  This was the residence of Lincoln's friend, Charles Corneau, a Springfield druggist. Historic records show that the Lincoln family purchased such items as "Cough Candy," "Castor Oil," and "Hair Balsam" at the Corneau and Diller drugstore. Like Lincoln, Corneau was active in the Whig political party.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Illinois, Sprinfield - Lincoln Home National Historic Site series list.
 
Location. 39° 47.82′ N, 89° 38.715′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and Jackson Street on 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield IL 62701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln's Home Becomes a Shrine (here, next to this marker); Julia Sprigg House (a few steps from this marker); Mary Lincoln's Circle of Friends (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Lincoln's Home Becomes a Shrine (a few steps from
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this marker); Charles Arnold House (a few steps from this marker); Allen Miller House (within shouting distance of this marker); "My Hand will Never be Given where my Heart is Not." (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarah Cook House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Charles Corneau House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. Charles Corneau House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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