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Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

William Beedle House

 
 
William Beedle House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. William Beedle House Marker
Inscription.  Beedle, a railroad fireman rented this house. Mrs. Ann Walters, a widow, owned this property as well as a two-story frame house which stood on the two lots immediately to the right. Mrs. Walters used the rent as income to help support herself, her aunt, and her four children.
 
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° 47.874′ N, 89° 38.713′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is on 8th Street just south of E. Capitol 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. Henson Lyon House (a few steps from this marker); Harriett Dean House (within shouting distance of this marker); What Did Abraham Lincoln Eat? (within shouting distance of this marker); Daily Life in 1860 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln's Horse (within shouting distance of this
William Beedle House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. William Beedle House
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marker); Lincoln's Home Becomes a Shrine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Arnold House (about 300 feet away); Charles Corneau House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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