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Illinois historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln traveled this way... - Lincoln, IL

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The marker continues: ...AS HE RODE THE CIRCUIT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT *** 1847-1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/8/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLogan County Circuit Court

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Located on the grounds of the Logan County Courthouse in IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 8/21/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's Lincoln markers - Lincoln, IL

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A Looking for Lincoln marker and an adjacent Illinois State Historical Society marker explain Lincoln's connection to his namesake town Lincoln, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/8/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Public Library

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A marker with information about the historical Lincoln Public Library

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 11/20/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersRobert B. Latham Home

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Historical location in Lincoln, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 11/20/2008

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln College marker - Lincoln, IL

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A marker to Abraham Lincoln's namesake college in the first city named for him before he became President.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/9/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersPostville Courthouse Site

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Located along Route 66 in Lincoln, Illinois. Go in and take the tour and enjoy the short video. It's free!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special Ed & FallenFaery

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/28/2006

last visited: 8/30/2013

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Illinois Historical MarkersDeskins Tavern - Lincoln, IL

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Deskins Tavern was where Lincoln and others stayed and ate while doing business at the Postville Courthouse across the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersPostville Park - Lincoln, IL

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Here, Russell Post founded Postville, and on the town green Abraham Lincoln and others played Townball, a predecessor to baseball.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersHistoric Route 66 - Worlds Largest Covered Wagon - Lincoln, Illinois, USA.

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As you trip on Route 66, You cant miss The largest covered wagon in the World, With Abe Lincoln seated at the reigns. Located in Lincoln, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: 5/11/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersMount Pulaski Court House marker - Mt. Pulaski, IL

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Marker in front of Mount Pulaski Courthouse, which was built in 1848 and served as the Logan County seat until 1855. Attorney Abraham Lincoln regularly argued cases in the second-floor courtroom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/6/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln's Law Practice / Circuit Court Stop markers - Mt. Pulaski, IL

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On the grounds of the Courthouse State Historic Site, both sides of this sign relate the stories of Lincoln and his connections to the people of Mount Pulaski, as well as to the Illinois 8th Judicial Circuit Court County Seat, here from 1848 to 1855.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/7/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln traveled this way... - Mt. Pulaski, IL

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The marker continues: ...AS HE RODE THE CIRCUIT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT *** 1847-1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAtlanta Public Library-Museum - Atlanta, Illinois

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Historical marker commemorating the creation of the Atlanta Public Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/13/2007

last visited: 9/4/2012

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Illinois Historical MarkersFirst Vacation Bible School Historical Marker, Tazewell County, Hopedale, Illinois.

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This Historical marker locates the First Vacation Bible School ever held in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/13/2009

last visited: 10/23/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersBloomington-Normal, Illinois

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Illinois historical marker in the I-55 Funk's Grove Rest Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/5/2006

last visited: 9/15/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersWar on the Horizon, Looking for Lincoln — Clinton, IL

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Commemorates the response of DeWitt County's men to Lincoln's urgent request for troops at the outbreak of the Civil War and his first meeting with George B. McClellan here. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Practiced law here. Clinton, Illinois

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Lincoln worked here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 5/2/2009

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln and The Law, Looking for Lincoln — Clinton, IL

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Commemorates the cases Lincoln tried, as well as the time Lincoln and Douglas worked as partners on a case in Clinton, Illinois. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersYou Can't Fool the People / Lincoln at Work and Play, Looking for Lincoln — Clinton, IL

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Commemorates Lincoln's memorable speech and the agreeing to the Lincoln Douglas debates in Clinton, Illinois in 1858 as well as Lincoln's other feats of skill. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersLincoln Rode the Circuit in Clinton, Illinois

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Nice plaque in Clinton, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 7/10/2011

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Illinois Historical MarkersHumorous Moments, Looking for Lincoln - Clinton, IL

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Commemorates the good times Lincoln had here while riding the judicial circuit through Clinton, IL. Another of the "Looking for Lincoln" series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, February 12, 1809. He moved with his family to Indiana in 1816 and to Illinois in 1830

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special Ed & FallenFaery

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 10/6/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersAbraham Lincoln and the Talisman

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Rest area on east side of northbound lane on I-55 just south of Sangamon river and Southbound lane

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special Ed & FallenFaery

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 8/4/2006

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Illinois Historical MarkersCamp Butler - Springfield, IL

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At the start of the Civil War, Camp Butler was a mustering point for Union volunteers from Illinois, then became a prisoner-of-war camp for captured Confederates. Today, it is a National Cemetery for all veterans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/23/2008

last visited: 9/8/2014

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