The Lincoln Steps

The Lincoln Steps (HM1K6X)

Location: Leavenworth, KS 66048 Leavenworth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 18.388', W 94° 55.069'

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Abraham Lincoln addressed one of the largest assemblies in Kansas Territory from these steps on December 6, 1859. The steps were originally at the Planters Hotel located on the north side of Shawnee, between the levee and Main (Esplanade). Five months later, Lincoln was nominated for the Presidency. The Lincoln Steps were salvaged from the Planters Hotel in the late 1950's.
HM NumberHM1K6X
Year Placed1996
Placed ByThe Leavenworth County Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, April 26th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 334645 N 4352539
Decimal Degrees39.30646667, -94.91781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 18.388', W 94° 55.069'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 18' 23.28" N, 94° 55' 4.14" W
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Area Code(s)913
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1128 5 Ave, Leavenworth KS 66048, US
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