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Bristol in Bucks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 3, 2015
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription. On Feb. 21, 1861, the train carrying the President-elect from Springfield, Ill., to his Inauguration in Washington, D.C., stopped briefly near this point. Mr. Lincoln appeared on the rear platform and spoke to the assembled crowd, estimated at more than a thousand people.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 5.893′ N, 74° 51.413′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is on Pond Street. Touch for map. The marker is behind Snyder-Girotti Elementary School. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol PA 19007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lock No. 2 (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marker 19T (approx. mile away); Columbus 500 Celebration (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Basin (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Tidal Lock (approx. 0.3 miles away); Canal Office (approx. 0.3 miles away); Replica of the Spanish Garitas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harriet Ross Tubman (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
 
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Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 3, 2015
2. Abraham Lincoln Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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