Beardstown in Cass County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In Memory of Abraham Lincoln
Erected 1909 by The Beardstown Woman's Club.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Women. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 7, 1858.
Location. 40° 0.988′ N, 90° 26.029′ W. Marker is in Beardstown, Illinois, in Cass County. Marker is on West 3rd Street just west of South State 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. Lincoln the Lawyer (a few steps from this marker); Stephen A. Douglas Speech Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln the Candidate (about 300 feet away, measured in a Beardstown Grand Opera House (about 400 feet away); Lincoln Photograph (about 600 feet away); Lincoln in Beardstown (about 600 feet away); Traveling to Beardstown (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beardstown.
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 473 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.