The New Salem Lincoln League

The New Salem Lincoln League (HMQ8O)

Location: Petersburg, IL 62675 Menard County
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N 39° 58.725', W 89° 50.812'

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The New Salem Lincoln LeagueDedicates this Memorial in Honor ofWilliam Randolph HearstWho in 1906 purchased the site of New Salemfor the Old Salem Chautauqua Association.In 1918, with the consent of Mr. Hearst,this tract was transferred to the State of Illinoisthereby fostering the restoration of thevillage where Lincoln Lived from 1831 to 1837.Erected August 19, 1951
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HM NumberHMQ8O
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Year Placed1951
Placed ByThe New Salem League
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 256899 N 4429280
Decimal Degrees39.97875000, -89.84686667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.725', W 89° 50.812'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 43.50" N, 89° 50' 48.72" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4901-4999 Lincolns New Salem Rd, Petersburg IL 62675, US
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