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Lincoln in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lincoln College

 
 
Lincoln College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 19, 2017
1. Lincoln College Marker
Inscription. On Abraham Lincoln's last birthday, February 12, 1865, ground was broken for Lincoln University, now Lincoln College. The town proprietors, Robert B. Latham, John D. Gillett and Virgil Hickox, donated the tract of land for the original campus, and named the school in honor of their friend, Abraham Lincoln.
 
Erected 1964 by The Lincoln Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary Clubs and the Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 9.302′ N, 89° 21.725′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker is on Keokuk Street west of Ottawa Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln IL 62656, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Poem by Langston Hughes (approx. half a mile away); Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois (approx. half a mile away); Lincoln's Lincoln (approx. half a mile away); Centennial Park (approx. half a mile away); The William Maxwell Boyhood Home (approx.
Lincoln College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 19, 2017
2. Lincoln College Marker
Statue of Abraham Lincoln in background.
half a mile away); The Lincoln House (approx. half a mile away); The Niebuhr Family of Theologians (approx. half a mile away); Lincoln Public Library (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Categories. Education
 
Lincoln the Student image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 19, 2017
3. Lincoln the Student
Inscription: Abraham Lincoln I shall prepare myself, some day, my chance will come
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 112 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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