Sterling in Whiteside County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lincoln in Sterling
Erected 1966 by Sterling-Rock Falls 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 month for this entry is July 1892.
Location. 41° 47.415′ N, 89° 41.211′ W. Marker is in Sterling, Illinois, in Whiteside County. Marker is on East Third Street east of 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 607 East Third Street, Sterling IL 61081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Site of Sterling Township High School 1898-1950 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Illinois and Mississippi CanalThe First School House in Palmyra Town (approx. 7 miles away); 82 Rods South of This Spot Was Born in a Log Cabin (approx. 8.3 miles away); Dixon Memorial Swimming Pool (approx. 9.8 miles away); Dixon Historic Center (approx. 11.1 miles away); Dixon Public Library (approx. 11.1 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. 11.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.