Pittsfield in Pike County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Charles Lame House
Erected by The Abe Lincoln Project and Looking for Lincoln in Pike County.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Looking for Lincoln marker series.
Location. 39° 36.317′ N, 90° 48.083′ W. Marker is in Pittsfield, Illinois, in Pike County. Marker is on Fayette Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsfield IL 62363, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Printer's Devil (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Daniel H. Gilmer Home and Law Office. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Michael J. Noyes House Site Of The Free Press Newspaper (approx. ¼ mile away); In Memory of John Thomson Hodgen, M.D. and Henry Hodgen Mudd, M.D. (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); In Memoriam (approx. ¼ mile away); Mansion House Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsfield.
1. Lincoln's Ambrotype
The place Lincoln went to get the ambrotype photo taken was a gallery on the north side of the Pittsfield public square. The building still stands and is an art gallery today. There is no sign indicating its history, but this information is commonly known to the people of Pittsfield.
— Submitted January 16, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Last updated on January 17, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. Photos: 1. submitted on January 15, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. 2. submitted on January 14, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. 3. submitted on January 15, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.