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Beardstown in Cass County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Beardstown Women's Club

 
 
The Beardstown Women's Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 10, 2012
1. The Beardstown Women's Club Marker
Inscription.
Erected this tablet
February 12, 1909
In memory of
Abraham Lincoln
who, for the sake of a mother in distress, cleared her son Duff Armstrong of the charge of murder in this hall of justice.
May 7 1858

 
Erected 1909.
 
Location. 40° 0.988′ N, 90° 26.029′ W. Marker is in Beardstown, Illinois, in Cass County. Marker is on West 3rd Street just west of South State 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 Lawyer (a few steps from this marker); Site of Abraham Lincoln's Speech (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln the Candidate (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Photograph (about 600 feet away); Lincoln in Beardstown (about 600 feet away); Traveling to Beardstown (about 700 feet away); Lincoln and the River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beardstown.
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
Cass County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 10, 2012
2. Cass County Courthouse
Marker is on the left side of the building.
 
 
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 318 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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