Lincoln's First Illinois Home

Lincoln's First Illinois Home (HM11MS)

Location: Niantic, IL 62551 Macon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.709', W 89° 6.051'

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On an eminence overlooking the Sangamon River three miles south of here stood the first home of Lincoln in Illinois. To this site came the Lincoln family in March, 1830. Here they lived until 1831, when the parents removed to Coles County and Abraham set out on his own career.
HM NumberHM11MS
Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series
Year Placed1934
Placed ByState of Illinois
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 12:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 320260 N 4412682
Decimal Degrees39.84515000, -89.10085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.709', W 89° 6.051'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 42.54" N, 89° 6' 3.06" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9052-9056 W Harristown Blvd, Niantic IL 62551, US
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