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Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

George W. Shutt House

 
 
George W. Shutt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. George W. Shutt House Marker
Inscription. In 1860, this house was rented to young lawyer George Shutt and his family. Unlike most of Lincoln's politically active neighbors, Shutt supported Stephen A. Douglas in his campaign against Lincoln for the Presidency in 1860.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.781′ N, 89° 38.717′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is on 8th Street just north of E. Edwards 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. Jesse K. Dubois House (a few steps from this marker); Solomon Allen Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Henson Robinson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Home National Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Politics in the Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker); The Underground Railroad in Lincoln's Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker); Economic and Ethnic Diversity in Springfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Allen Miller House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
George W. Shutt House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. George W. Shutt House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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