Metamora in Woodford County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of Speeches by Douglas and Lincoln
Sept. 30 / Oct. 4
Location. 40° 47.072′ N, 89° 21.979′ W. Marker is in Metamora, Illinois, in Woodford County. Marker can be reached from South Frances Street south of West Bertram Street. Touch for map. Located in "Lincoln Douglas Park" in the South/West end of Metamora. Marker is in this post office area: Metamora IL 61548, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Adlai E. Stevenson I (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 3 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away).
More about this marker. To reach the park, take South Hanover Street South, then South Frances Street. Park will be on Left (East) side of the street. Good Parking and excellent place for a picnic.
Also see . . .
1. Metamora 360 degree Tours. There is more in Metamora than just boulders. Dig back to their home Web Site. Loads of info. (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Lincoln and Douglas Reunion Tour. (Submitted on October 10, 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 10, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 923 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 10, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.