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

Solomon Allen Barn

 
 
Solomon Allen Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. Solomon Allen Barn Marker
Inscription. Allen, a gunsmith, owned and lived in a house on this property during the 1850's and '60's.
His barn is the only outbuilding from the Lincoln period that still exists in the Historic Site. Many of Lincoln's neighbors kept livestock in barns such as this.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.776′ N, 89° 38.701′ 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. Lincoln Home National Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); Henson Robinson House (a few steps from this marker); George W. Shutt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesse K. Dubois House (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
Solomon Allen Barn image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. Solomon Allen Barn
(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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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