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Near Decatur in Macon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lincoln National Memorial Highway

 
 
Lincoln National Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 30, 2012
1. Lincoln National Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription. From the site of the Lincoln cabin on the Sangamon three miles south of here, to the Wabash River opposite Vincennes, the Lincoln National Memorial Highway follows substantially the route taken by the Lincoln family in their migration from Indiana to Illinois in the spring of 1830.
 
Erected 1934 by State of Illinois.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 39° 50.708′ N, 89° 6.048′ W. Marker is near Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Marker is on Old Route 36 east of South Lincoln Memorial Parkway (County Highway 27), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Niantic IL 62551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincolnís First Illinois Home (here, next to this marker); First Home of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois (approx. 2.8 miles away); First Home in Illinois of Abraham Lincoln (approx. 2.8 miles away); Whitley Mill and Dam (approx. 2.8 miles away); Site of the Lincoln Cabin (approx. 2.8 miles away);
Lincoln National Memorial Highway Marker <i>is on the left</i> image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 30, 2012
2. Lincoln National Memorial Highway Marker is on the left
Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 4.8 miles away); A "Favorite" Lies Here (approx. 6.1 miles away); Getting There from Here (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
 
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Lincoln National Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 30, 2012
3. Lincoln National Memorial Highway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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