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Near Decatur in Macon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of the Lincoln Cabin

 
 
Site of the Lincoln Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 4, 2008
1. Site of the Lincoln Cabin Marker
Inscription. The Lincoln Cabin stood near the north bank of the Sangamon River about 600 yards to the east.
 
Erected 1957 by Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 39° 48.257′ N, 89° 6.258′ W. Marker is near Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Touch for map. Marker located in the general parking lot of the "Lincoln Trail Homestead State Memorial". Take "Lincoln Memorial Parkway" to the park entrance - follow back to the general parking area. Take a picnic lunch and a pair of walking shoes to enjoy the location. 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. Whitley Mill and Dam (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Home in Illinois of Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Home of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lincoln National Memorial Highway (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lincolnís First Illinois Home
Wider View - - Site of the Lincoln Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 4, 2008
2. Wider View - - Site of the Lincoln Cabin Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Getting There from Here (approx. 7.8 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
 
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Long View - Site of the Lincoln Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 4, 2008
3. Long View - Site of the Lincoln Cabin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,187 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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