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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First Visit of Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2011
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription.
This tablet commemorates the first visit of
Abraham Lincoln
who arrived at this point on February 14, 1861 remaining in Pittsburgh a few hours enroute to Washington for his inauguration.

 
Erected 1917 by Woman's Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops marker series.
 
Location. 40° 27.004′ N, 80° 0.291′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Federal Street and South Commons, on the right when traveling south on Federal Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pittsburgh Platform (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Allegheny Market House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Taze Russell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allegheny Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Free Public Library Building in the United States
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 15, 2011
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hampton Battery Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Hay Reed (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
More about this marker. Marker is attached to US Post Office building.
 
Also see . . .
1. Abraham Lincoln at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pittsburgh, Lincoln crossed paths in trip to D.C. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article February 13, 2011 (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Video - - "Abraham Lincoln Biography. . ." - (Courtesy - YouTube)::. (Submitted on February 15, 2013.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,155 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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