Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois (HM7Z4)

Location: Lincoln, IL 62656 Logan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 8.865', W 89° 21.812'

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Near this site Abraham Lincoln christened the Town with the juice of a watermelon when the first lots were sold on August 27, 1853.President-Elect Lincoln spoke here, November 21, 1860, while traveling to Chicago, and Lincoln's Funeral Train stopped here, May 3, 1865, before completing the trip to Springfield.
HM NumberHM7Z4
Year Placed1964
Placed ByLincoln Kiwanis, Lions, and Rotary Clubs, and Illinois State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 11:09pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 298675 N 4446834
Decimal Degrees40.14775000, -89.36353333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.865', W 89° 21.812'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 51.90" N, 89° 21' 48.72" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6500 Frederica Rd, Lincoln IL 62656, US
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