Lincoln's Inaugaration Journey - Indianapolis
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP
N 39° 46.046 W 086° 09.924
16S E 571482 N 4402278
Quick Description: This small monument in downtown Indianapolis marks the site of an address by Lincoln during his trip to Washington DC for his inauguration.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 12/16/2006 1:32:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM11MR
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Stunod
Views: 106

Long Description:
On February 11,1861 Abraham Lincoln stopped in Indianapolis and at the site of this marker gave an address. The bronze commemorative plaque is set in a stone which stands on the south side of the present day Indiana Government center.

The text of the marker quotes Lincoln saying:
"I appeal to you to constantly bear in mind that not with politicians, not with presidents, not with office-seekers but with you is the question: shall the union and shall the liberties of this country be preserved to the latest generations."
Location Type: Historic Marker

Property Type: Public

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