Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stop

Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stop (HM2KT)

Location: Tolono, IL 61880 Champaign County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 59.075', W 88° 15.798'

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Abraham Lincoln made his farewell address to the people of Illinois at the Tolono Station February 11, 1861. "I am leaving you on an errand of national importance, attended as you are aware with considerable difficulties. Let us believe as some poet has expressed it 'behind the cloud the sun is still shining.' I bid you an affectionate farewell."
HM NumberHM2KT
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops series.
Year Placed1932
Placed ByAlliance Chapter, Daughters of American Revolution Urbana, Champaign and citizens of Tolono
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:24pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 392139 N 4426810
Decimal Degrees39.98458333, -88.26330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.075', W 88° 15.798'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 4.50" N, 88° 15' 47.88" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 W Austin St, Tolono IL 61880, US
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