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

Stephen A. Douglas Speech

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 19, 2017
1. Stephen A. Douglas Speech Marker
Inscription. On this site during the senatorial campaign of 1858 Stephen A. Douglas spoke to a Democratic political rally in a circus tent on September 4th. Douglas' opponent for the Senate seat, Abraham Lincoln, was on the train from Bloomington to Springfield and stopped to hear the speech.
 
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° 8.761′ N, 89° 22.063′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker is on Decatur Street south of 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. Lincoln Rustic Scene of Conspiracy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Centennial Park (approx. mile away); The Lincoln House (approx. mile away); Lincoln's Lincoln (approx. mile away); Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois (approx. mile away); Samuel C. Parks
Stephen A. Douglas Speech Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 19, 2017
2. Stephen A. Douglas Speech Marker
(approx. mile away); This Lot was Owned by Abraham Lincoln (approx. mile away); The Niebuhr Family of Theologians (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Categories. Politics
 
Stephen A. Douglas Speech Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 19, 2017
3. Stephen A. Douglas Speech Marker
 
 
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 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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