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Ravenna in Portage County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Abraham Lincoln, Ravenna, Ohio

Train Stop

 
 
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September 28, 2012
1. Abraham Lincoln, Ravenna, Ohio Marker
Inscription. Historic Site
At this site on February 15,1861 President - Elect Abraham Lincoln's inaugural train stopped at the Cleveland & Pittsburgh RR station to pick up Horace Y. Beebe of Ravenna. Beebe's convention vote had ensured Lincoln's Republican nomination in 1860.

In Memory of Dudley S. Weaver Portage County Historical Society - 1985
 
Erected 1985.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops marker series.
 
Location. 41° 9.465′ N, 81° 14.853′ W. Marker is in Ravenna, Ohio, in Portage County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Adjacent to the Arby's Parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Ravenna OH 44266, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1893 Ravenna Flagpole (approx. ¼ mile away); Benjamin Tappan, Jr. (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rootstown (approx. 4.1 miles away); Ephraim Root (approx. 4.1 miles away); Kent State University (approx. 5 miles away); Oliver and Rosetta Snow (approx. 9.4 miles away); Mantua Center Historic District (approx. 10½ miles away); Mogadore (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ravenna.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2012. This page has been viewed 672 times since then and 75 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 30, 2012, by Gregory Trask of Kent, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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