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Janesville in Rock County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, July 24, 2014
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription.  On October 2, 1859 Abraham Lincoln worshiped with the members of the First Congregational Church which stood on the site of this edifice, 1848 - 1868
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list.
 
Location. 42° 40.809′ N, 89° 1.584′ W. Marker is in Janesville, Wisconsin, in Rock County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jackson Street and Dodge Street, on the right when traveling south on South Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 54 South Jackson Street, Janesville WI 53548, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Congregational Church (a few steps from this marker); Janesville Tank Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First State Fair (approx. half a mile away); James E. Croft (approx. 0.9 miles away); Burr Robbins Circus (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Black Hawk War / Black Hawk's Grove
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, July 24, 2014
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Marker is to the left of the front door of First Congregational Church
(approx. 1.7 miles away); La Prairie Grange Hall (approx. 5.2 miles away); Afton Community Church (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Janesville.
 
Additional keywords. Abraham Lincoln
 
First Congregational Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, July 24, 2014
3. First Congregational Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2014, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • William J. Toman was the editor who published this page.
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