Breckenridge in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District
Christian / Sangamon 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. 39° 41.027′ N, 89° 25.489′ W. Marker is in Breckenridge, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is on Consolidated Road (County Road E 2300N) west of County Route 29, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. There is a County road sign "12E" for a non-existant road at the marker location by bridge over a creek. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester IL 62563, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Last Stop (approx. 11.6 miles away); Christian County Coal Miners (approx. 11.6 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 11.6 miles away); Christian County (Illinois) Courthouse (approx. 12 miles away); Camp Butler (approx. 12˝ miles away); Abraham Lincoln and the Talisman (approx. 15.4 miles away).
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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 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. 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 (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 1,824 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.