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Jesse K. Dubois House

 
 
Jesse K. Dubois House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. Jesse K. Dubois House Marker
Inscription.  This was the home of Jesse K. Dubois and his family from 1859 to 1864. Dubois was the Illinois State Auditor, a close friend of Abraham Lincoln and his most important political ally in this neighborhood. One of the Dubois sons was named after Lincoln.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Illinois, Sprinfield - Lincoln Home National Historic Site series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
Location. 39° 47.793′ N, 89° 38.718′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is on 8th Street just north of E. Edwards 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. Politics in the Neighborhood (a few steps from this marker); George W. Shutt House (a few steps from this marker); Allen Miller House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Underground Railroad in Lincoln's Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Economic and Ethnic Diversity in Springfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Henson Robinson House (within shouting distance of this marker); A Lot of Activism in the Neighborhood (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.
 
Jesse K. Dubois House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. Jesse K. Dubois 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 588 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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