Mentor Graham

Mentor Graham (HM12WB)

Location: Petersburg, IL 62675 Menard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 56.59', W 89° 50.708'

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1800 - 1886

— Teacher of Abraham Lincoln —

"I think I may say that he was my scholar and I was his teacher." At New Salem, Lincoln read Graham's books and in 1833 studied grammar and surveying. Teacher in Kentucky and Illinois more than fifty years, Graham died in South Dakota. In 1933 his remains were removed here.
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HM NumberHM12WB
Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series
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Year Placed1955
Placed ByIllinois State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 6:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 256921 N 4425325
Decimal Degrees39.94316667, -89.84513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.59', W 89° 50.708'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 35.40" N, 89° 50' 42.48" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1400-1498 Co Hwy 4, Petersburg IL 62675, US
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