Mary Lincoln's Circle of Friends
Julia Sprigg lived in the house behind you and was a widow with children. Hannah Shearer only lived in the neighborhood for a year but corresponded with Mary throughout her life. Emilie Helm was Mary's favorite younger half-sister.
Mary Todd Lincoln 1846
Julia Sprigg, ca 1870
Emilie Todd Helm, 1860
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site marker series.
Location. 39° 47.813′ N, 89° 38.716′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is on 8th Street just south of Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield IL 62701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Julia Sprigg House (here, next to this marker); Charles Corneau House (a few steps from this marker); Allen Miller House (a few steps from this marker); Sarah Cook House (a few steps from this marker); Charles Arnold House
Categories. • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.