Dixon in Lee County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lincoln in the Black Hawk War
Erected 1953 by State of Illinois.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Black Hawk War, the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Illinois State Historical Society series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1888.
Location. 41° 50.277′ N, 89° 28.138′ W. Marker is in Dixon, Illinois, in Lee County. Marker is on Franklin Grove Road, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located, on Franklin Grove Road, directly to the east of the south entrance to Oakwood Cemetery, and directly to the west of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dixon IL 61021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reagan Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Reagan Way (approx. 0.6 miles Lincoln Supports Fremont for President (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ward T. Miller (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dixon Historic Center (approx. 0.7 miles away); Our Fathers — Veterans of 1861-1865 (approx. ¾ mile away); Berlin Wall Replica (approx. ¾ mile away); The Wings of Peace and Freedom (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dixon.
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