Near Decatur in Macon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Home of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois
Location. 39° 48.294′ N, 89° 5.885′ W. Marker is near Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Touch for map. Marker in "Lincoln Trail Homestead State Memorial" off of Lincoln Memorial Parkway. Take 'Park' road (good road - plenty of parkting) all the way to the end. Boulder will be all the way back - on the Left. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur IL 62521, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Home in Illinois of Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Whitley Mill and Dam (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Lincoln Cabin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lincoln National Memorial Highway Lincolnís First Illinois Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Getting There from Here (approx. 7.4 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,655 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 12, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.