Van Wood in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District
Sangamon / Menard 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. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 58.549′ N, 89° 36.795′ W. Marker was in Van Wood, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker was on West Logan County Line Road near Onstant Road (County Highway 2 ¼E). Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Williamsville IL 62693, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Lincoln, Deputy Surveyor, Sangamon County, Illinois (approx. 6 miles away); Long Nine Banquet Site (approx. 6 miles away); Highway Tree Planting (approx. 6.8 miles away); Abraham Lincoln and the Talisman (approx. 7.8 miles away); Middletown's Lincoln (approx. 8.6 miles away); Camp Butler (approx. 10.4 miles away); The Grave of Abraham Lincoln (approx. 10.8 miles away); Building the Lincoln Tomb (approx. 10.8 miles away).
Related markers. list of markers that are related to this marker. All the County Line Markers, in order of Lincoln's travels through them along the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District, 1847 - 1857
Also see . . .
1. 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.)
2. 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.)
3. 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 (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 1,705 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on October 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 9, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.