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In memory of the men of McDonough County, who voluntarily offered and freely gave their lives, "That government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the Earth." Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, St…
Built in 1857, William H. Randolph opened this magnificent hotel with an elegance unknown at the time. Abraham Lincoln was a guest on two occasions, August 25th and October 25th, 1858. Both during his senatorial campaign, rivaling Stephen Dougl…
This building was in earlier times the Randolph House. During the campaign of 1858 Abraham Lincoln was a guest here on at least two separate occasions, August 25 and October 25.
Lincoln Photograph.Abraham Lincoln visited the city of Macomb twice in 1858. His first visit lasted from August 25th to August 26th, and it was unexpected. The Randolph House was the place that attracted Abraham Lincoln to Macomb. Lincoln had just…