Abraham Lincoln - Troy, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 47.208 W 095° 05.322
15S E 321148 N 4406181
Quick Description: Lincoln's only trip to Kansas.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 9/12/2008 6:45:35 AM
Waymark Code: WM4NJE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
Views: 15

Long Description:

Memorial Erected by: the Troy and Community Garden Club and the Doniphan County Historical Society.
Date Memorial Erected: 2002.
County of Memorial: Doniphan County.
Location of Memorial: E. Walnut St., across from courthouse, Troy.

Marker Text:

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

On his only visit to Kansas, he spoke in Troy, December 1, 1859, at the Court House located about 100 feet west of this site. It was reported that the Troy speech was a trail run of his Cooper Union speech in New York which propelled him to the Republican Presidential nomination in 1860.

Location Type: Statue/Bust/Portrait

Property Type: Public

Date of Event: December 1, 1859

Location Notes:
W. Walnut Street, Troy, KS; across from the current court house.


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