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Henson Lyon House

 
 
Henson Lyon House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. Henson Lyon House Marker
Inscription.  This was the residence of Henson Lyon in 1860. the census of that year identified him as a farmer and the owner of $12,000 in real estate, and $3,000 in personal property, indicating that he was comparatively wealthy.
 
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 39° 47.866′ N, 89° 38.716′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is 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. Boyhood Home of Julius Rosenwald (here, next to this marker); William Beedle House (a few steps from this marker); Harriett Dean House (a few steps from this marker); The Long Road to Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); The People Lincoln Knew (within shouting distance of this marker); What Did Abraham Lincoln Eat? (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Daily Life in 1860 (within shouting distance of this marker); A Springfield Kitchen Garden (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Henson Lyon House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. Henson Lyon House
 
 
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 507 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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