Near Mahomet in Piatt County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District
Piatt / Champaign 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° 7.472′ N, 88° 27.806′ W. Marker is near Mahomet, Illinois, in Piatt County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 1675N and County Route 0E, on the left when traveling west on County Route 1675N. Touch for map. The Marker is on Piatt County land, but in the Mahomet (Champaign County) mail district. Marker is in this post office area: Mahomet IL 61853, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln's Mahomet / Mahomet's Lincoln (approx. 6 miles away); Champaign County's Lincoln (approx. 6.7 miles away); Railroads Bring Change (approx. 7.1 Monticello Journeys (approx. 8.8 miles away); Trail of Death (approx. 8.9 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 9 miles away); Lincoln in Monticello (approx. 9 miles away); Piatt County Veterans Memorial (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mahomet.
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 (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. Climb into Lincoln’s buggy and take a trip with Lincoln and his fellow lawyers on the job traveling Illinois as Circuit Lawyers. See all the Lincoln Circuit Markers (and a surprise or two), in the order of his travels while a member of the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District (of Illinois) during 1847-1857. Use the “First >>” button in the upper right to see these markers in sequence, starting from Springfield. (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
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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 1,909 times since then and 27 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.