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Beardstown in Cass County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech

Aug. 12, 1858

 
 
Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 10, 2012
1. Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech Marker
Inscription.  
"A house divided cannot stand."

 
Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list.
 
Location. 40° 1.012′ N, 90° 26.049′ W. Marker is in Beardstown, Illinois, in Cass County. Marker is on S. State Street just north of 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beardstown IL 62618, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen A. Douglas Speech Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln the Candidate (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln the Lawyer (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Abraham Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Beardstown Grand Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Photograph (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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Lincoln in Beardstown (about 400 feet away); Traveling to Beardstown (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beardstown.
 
Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 10, 2012
2. Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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