Lincoln in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lincoln Rustic Scene of Conspiracy
Erected by Lincoln Rustic Inn Inc.
Location. 40° 8.783′ N, 89° 21.834′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker is on Pulaski Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 412 Pulaski 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); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lincoln House This Lot was Owned by Abraham Lincoln (about 400 feet away); Centennial Park (about 500 feet away); Lincoln's Lincoln (about 500 feet away); Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois (about 500 feet away); Postville Court House Site (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
Regarding Lincoln Rustic Scene of Conspiracy. A mural inside the Rustic Inn depicted the conspirators discussing their plans over drinks with the bartender overhearing. The bartender allegedly reported his news to the authorities who later captured the offenders.
Also see . . . The Plot to Steal Lincoln's Body: A Conspiracy in the Rustic Tavern (1876). Near the bottom of this web site is a discussion about the consipirators and the Rustic Tavern, site of this marker. It includes historical photographs of this building through the years. (Submitted on October 13, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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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 1,306 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.