Pekin in Tazewell County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District
—County-Seat Marker —
Erected 1921 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° 34.166′ N, 89° 38.86′ W. Marker is in Pekin, Illinois, in Tazewell County. Marker is on Court Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 342 Court Street, Pekin IL 61554, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Manitowoc Submarines (approx. 8.7 miles away); Tremont Courthouse (approx. 8.9 miles away); Schwab - Powell Building (approx. 8.9 miles away); Peoria on The Riverfront / Peoria (approx. 8.9 miles away); Waterborn Services Memorial (approx. 9 miles away); Military Services Memorial Plaza (approx. 9.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. The Real Lincoln Highway: The Forgotten Lincoln Circuit Markers by Guy C. Fraker. Is the “leading authority" on Abraham Lincoln's (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. 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.)
3. 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.)
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 (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
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