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

Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District

Lincoln, Illinois

 

—County-Seat Marker —

 
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
1. Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Marker
Inscription.
Abraham Lincoln
traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857
 
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° 8.774′ N, 89° 21.765′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker is on South Kickapoo Street south of Broadway Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Broadway Street, Lincoln IL 62656, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel C. Parks (within shouting distance of this marker); This Lot was Owned by Abraham Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Rustic Scene of Conspiracy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lincoln House (about 500 feet away); Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois (about 600 feet away); Centennial Park (about 600 feet away); Lincoln's Lincoln (about 600 feet away); Postville Court House Site (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Also see . . .
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By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
2. Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Marker

1. The Real Lincoln Highway: The Forgotten Lincoln Circuit Markers by Guy C. Fraker. 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 October 7, 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
Logan County Court House, Lincoln, Illinois image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 5, 2008
3. Logan County Court House, Lincoln, Illinois
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 October 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,944 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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