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

Sarah Cook House

 
 
Sarah Cook House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
1. Sarah Cook House Marker
Inscription. During 1860, this house was rented to Mrs. Cook, a widow, who let rooms to help provide support for herself and her children. In 1855, a Springfield newspaper carried an advertisement for Mrs. Cook's photographic studio, with its "splendid Camera, beautiful stock, and the best light in the city."
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.808′ N, 89° 38.701′ 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. The Underground Railroad in Lincoln's Neighborhood (a few steps from this marker); Economic and Ethnic Diversity in Springfield (a few steps from this marker); Allen Miller House (a few steps from this marker); Mary Lincoln's Circle of Friends (a few steps from this marker); Julia Sprigg House (a few steps from this marker); Politics in the Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker);
Sarah Cook House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 16, 2011
2. Sarah Cook House
Charles Arnold House (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Corneau 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 310 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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