Near Decatur in Macon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lincolnís First Illinois Home
Erected 1934 by State of Illinois.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list.
Location. 39° 50.709′ N, 89° 6.051′ W. Marker is near Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Marker is on Old Route 36 east of South Lincoln Memorial parkway (County Highway 27), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Niantic IL 62551, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln National Memorial Highway (here, next to this marker); First Home of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois (approx. 2.8 miles away); First Home in Illinois of Abraham Lincoln (approx. 2.8 miles away); Whitley Mill and DamSite of the Lincoln Cabin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 4.8 miles away); A "Favorite" Lies Here (approx. 6.1 miles away); Getting There from Here (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
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