Polo in Ogle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lincoln in Polo
Erected 1970 by Ogle County Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society.
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 State Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
Location. 41° 59.234′ N, 89° 34.658′ W. Marker is in Polo, Illinois, in Ogle County. Marker is at the intersection of North Franklin Avenue and West Locust Street, on the left when traveling north Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 North Franklin Avenue, Polo IL 61064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buffalo Grove (approx. one mile away); First Cabin in Ogle County (approx. 1.1 miles away); William Durley Killed Here (approx. 1.3 miles away); Indian Ambush (approx. 1.3 miles away); William Durley Killed By Indians (approx. 1.3 miles away); Buffalo Grove Lime Kiln 1870-1915 (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Boles Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Galena Road (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Polo.
Regarding Lincoln in Polo. The house is now the headquarters of the Polo Historical Society.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.