Near Monticello in Piatt County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District
Dewitt / Piatt Counties
—County Line Marker —
Erected 1922 by the Lincoln Circuit Marking Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 40° 5.915′ N, 88° 41.283′ W. Marker is near Monticello, Illinois, in Piatt County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 300E and County Route 2100N, on the left when traveling south on County Route 300E. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello IL 61856, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Railroads Bring Change (approx. 7.4 miles away); The Law and Lodging / Whiskey Mayhem (approx. 7.7 miles away); Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 7.7 miles away); Trail of Death (approx. 7.7 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 7.9 miles away); Monticello Journeys Piatt County Veterans Memorial (approx. 8 miles away); Lincoln in Monticello (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monticello.
Also see . . .
1. The REAL Lincoln Highway. Is the “leading authority" on Abraham Lincoln's trail as he and his fellow lawyers worked on the Illinois Eighth Judicial District of 1847 - 1859. See Map and History of the special Marker Series written by Guy Fraker. Over more than four hundred miles of Illinois were traveled by Lincoln and his fellow Lawyers per journey around the Circuit by horse and buggy. For students and 'they that seek' a better understanding of life in the 1860's - - this is indeed a Historical trip through the heart-land of America on the roads of Illinois. (Submitted on September 2, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. All the County Line Markers. . . in order of Lincoln's travels through them along the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District, 1847 - 1857 (Submitted on October 10, 2008.)
3. All the County-Seat Markers. . . in order of Lincoln's travels through them along the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District, 1847 - 1857. (Submitted on October 10, 2008.)
4. Travel with Lincoln. (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Government • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,903 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.