Abraham Lincoln's 1859 Visit

Abraham Lincoln's 1859 Visit (HM1RQ6)

Location: Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Pottawattamie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 16.08', W 95° 51.17'

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This monument is to
commemorate the visit of
Abraham Lincoln
to Council Bluffs, Aug. 19, 1859
From this point he viewed
the extensive panorama of the
Valley of the Missouri River
and in compliance with
the laws of Congress
on November 7,1863
he selected this city
as the Eastern Terminus of
the Union Pacific Railroad
"A king of men,
whose crown was love,
whose throne was gentleness."
[Erected] October 1911
HM NumberHM1RQ6
Year Placed1911
Placed ByCouncil Bluffs Chapter, Daughter of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 17th, 2016 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 261033 N 4572434
Decimal Degrees41.26800000, -95.85283333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 16.08', W 95° 51.17'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 16' 4.8" N, 95° 51' 10.2" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)712
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 312 Lafayette Ave, Council Bluffs IA 51503, US
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