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

Henson Robinson House

 
 
Henson Robinson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. Henson Robinson House Marker
Inscription. During the 1860's, this was the residence of Henson Robinson, a partner in a Springfield business concern that sold stoves, furnaces, and tinware. Robinson's company had a contract to manufacture tin cups and plates for soldiers during the Civil War.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.786′ N, 89° 38.7′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is on 8th 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. Solomon Allen Barn (a few steps from 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); George W. Shutt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesse K. Dubois House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Home National Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarah Cook House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
Henson Robinson House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. Henson Robinson House
 
 
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 333 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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