Near Lerna in Coles County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Last Lincoln Farm
Erected 1964 by the Illinois State Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 39° 22.814′ N, 88° 12.566′ W. Marker is near Lerna, Illinois, in Coles County. Marker is on County Route 040 N east of Route 1420 E, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in the "Lincoln Log Cabin Historic Site". Follow the drive-way:: marker area has a picnic shelter and parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Lerna IL 62440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln's Care for His Family (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Reuben Moore Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Moore House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rally After the Debate / Lincoln in Coles County Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 8.1 miles away); Coles County - - Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Coles County War Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Lincoln's Last Visit / The Debaters in Mattoon (approx. 11.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lerna.
Also see . . .
1. Web Site - - "Abraham Lincoln Learning". Some large photos - worth the "click". . Also has other links that are enjoyable. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Official Web Site - - "Lincoln Log Cabin". This will help plan your visit... Check out its links ! ! (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. Travel with Lincoln. Climb into Lincolnís buggy and take a trip with Lincoln and his fellow lawyers on the job traveling Illinois as Circuit Lawyers. See all the Lincoln Circuit Markers (and a surprise or two), in the order of his travels while a member of the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District (of Illinois) during 1847-1857. Use the “First >>” button in the upper right to see these markers in sequence, (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
4. Looking for Lincoln Video - on P. B. S. Follow Henry Louis Gates, Jr. "...from Illinois, to Gettysburg, to Washington, D. C., and face to face with people who live with Lincoln every day..." (Submitted on May 20, 2010, 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 May 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 861 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.