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Bridgeport in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Abraham Lincolnís Visit

 
 
Abraham Lincolnís Visit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 24, 2015
1. Abraham Lincolnís Visit Marker
Inscription.  Abraham Lincoln visited this city Saturday evening March 10, 1860, and delivered a political address before a large audience of citizens in Washingtoh Hall which was then a portion of this building.
 
Erected 1911 by City of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list.
 
Location. 41° 10.6′ N, 73° 11.385′ W. Marker is in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Markle Court, on the left when traveling east on State Street. Located on McLevy Hall, Bridgeport Probate Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 State Street, Bridgeport CT 06604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bridgeport Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bryant Electric Company World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridgeport World War II Memorial
Abraham Lincolnís Visit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 24, 2015
2. Abraham Lincolnís Visit Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bryant Electric Company World War II Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridgeport Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridgeport Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridgeport (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Howard Latimer (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgeport.
 
McLevy Hall, Bridgeport Probate Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 24, 2015
3. McLevy Hall, Bridgeport Probate Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 31, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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