— Looking for Lincoln —Barnett Tavern, owned and operated by Alvin and Rebecca Barnett, stood at 200 South Center Street. The two-story home was a stopping-place for weary travelers, circuit lawyers, and judges journeying across the Illinois prairie. When in Clinton, Lincoln and his associates were often guests. Lincoln once jokingly commented on Mrs. Barnett's custard. Having overheard, she never served him custard again.
|Series||This marker is part of the Illinois: Looking for Lincoln series|
|Placed By||Clinton Wal-Mart, Lincoln Heritage of DeWitt County|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:21am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 333026 N 4446457|
|Decimal Degrees||40.15188333, -88.96040000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 9.113', W 88° 57.624'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 9' 6.78" N, 88° 57' 37.44" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100 S Center St, Clinton IL 61727, US|
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