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All the County-Seat Markers, in order of Lincoln's travels through them along the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District, 1847 - 1857.
 
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By Al Wolf, October 4, 2008
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SHOWN IN SOURCE-SPECIFIED ORDER
1Illinois (Sangamon County), Springfield — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Springfield, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ··· 1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12134) HM
2Illinois (Menard County), Petersburg — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Petersburg, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ··· 1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12136) HM
3Illinois (Mason County), Havana — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Havana, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12137) HM
4Illinois (Tazewell County), Tremont — Tremont Courthouse — 1839 - 1850
Abraham Lincoln attended court in the fine two story rectangular brick courthouse with four Grecian columns and copper dome on this site. Here in 1842 he was challenged to a duel by James Shields. Lincoln last spoke here August 30, 1858. — Map (db m12184) HM
5Illinois (Tazewell County), Pekin — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Pekin, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12143) HM
6Illinois (Woodford County), Metamora — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Metamora, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District···1847-1857 — Map (db m12151) HM
7Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Bloomington, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12156) HM
8Illinois (Logan County), Lincoln — Postville Court House Site
From 1839 to 1848 the seat of Logan County was Postville, which centered in the Court House located on this site. In this structure Abraham Lincoln, a member of the Traveling Bar of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, attended court twice a year. — Map (db m12185) HM
9Illinois (Logan County), Lincoln — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Lincoln, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12186) HM
10Illinois (Logan County), Mt. Pulaski — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Mt. Pulaski, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12187) HM
11Illinois (DeWitt County), Clinton — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Clinton, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10959) HM
12Illinois (Piatt County), Monticello — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Monticello, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10962) HM
13Illinois (Champaign County), Urbana — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Urbana, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12194) HM
14Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Danville, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10702) HM
15Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Paris, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10937) HM
16Illinois (Coles County), Charleston — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Charleston, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District···1847-1857 — Map (db m10938) HM
17Illinois (Shelby County), Shelbyville — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Shelbyville, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 Smaller Plaque: Presented to the Kuilka Chapter D. A. R. by O. J. Penwell — Map (db m11295) HM
18Illinois (Moultrie County), Sullivan — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Sullivan, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10955) HM
19Illinois (Macon County), Decatur — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Decatur, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10956) HM
20Illinois (Christian County), Taylorville — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Taylorville, Illinois — County-Seat Marker —
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847-1857 — Map (db m12204) HM
 
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