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Dayton in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln

On the Steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription.  Abraham Lincoln appeared on these court house steps on the afternoon of September 17, 1859, and spoke denying the assertion of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, Senator from Illinois, that human slavery was protected by the Constitution.

Contributed on September 17, 1959. by the Young Republican Club of Montgomery County
 
Erected 1979 by The Young Republican Club of Montgomery County.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansCivil RightsGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1859.
 
Location. 39° 45.584′ N, 84° 11.533′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Ohio Route 48) and West Third Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 N Main St, Dayton OH 45402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montgomery County Civil War Cannon (a few steps

Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, June 28, 2016
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Marker can be seen below the urn on the left
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from this marker); “Remember the Promises You Made in the Attic” (a few steps from this marker); Dayton’s First Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); "Justitiae Dedicata" (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Takes a Stand (within shouting distance of this marker); Roman Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry S. Truman (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 26, 2022