Beardstown in Cass County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech
Aug. 12, 1858
"A house divided cannot stand."
Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Location. 40° 1.012′ N, 90° 26.049′ W. Marker is in Beardstown, Illinois, in Cass County. Marker is on S. State Street just north of 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beardstown IL 62618, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln the Candidate (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln the Lawyer (within shouting distance of this marker); The Beardstown Women's Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Photograph (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln in Beardstown (about 400 feet away); Traveling to Beardstown (about 600 feet away); Lincoln and the River (about 700 feet away); Captain Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beardstown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.