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Honesdale in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lincoln Nomination

 
 
Lincoln Nomination Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Lincoln Nomination Marker
Inscription. In May, 1859, Horace Greeley met with notable political leaders to create a boom to nominate Abraham Lincoln for President. The events that ensued at the Republican National Convention in Chicago paralleled the strategy planned at the parley held in this building.
 
Erected 1968 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 34.402′ N, 75° 15.352′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Marker is on 9th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 9th Street, Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grace Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); F. M. Crane House (about 300 feet away); War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Senator Kingsbury House (about 300 feet away); Delaware & Hudson Canal (about 400 feet away); Stourbridge Lion (about 400 feet away); Zenas Russell House (about 400 feet away); 9/11 Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honesdale.
 
Categories. Politics
 
Lincoln Nomination Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Lincoln Nomination Marker
Lincoln Nomination Marker-Front view of the house image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. Lincoln Nomination Marker-Front view of the house
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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