Shiloh Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Stunod
N 39° 23.247 W 088° 14.201
16S E 393498 N 4360503
Quick Description: Shilow Cemetery, the site of the graves of Abraham Lincoln's parents.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 9/5/2006 8:58:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMPKV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
Views: 133

Long Description:
The text of the sign reads:

SHILOH CEMETERY

IN SHILOH CEMETERY ARE THE GRAVES OF THOMAS AND SARAH LINCOLN, FATHER AND STEPMOTHER OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. ON JANUARY 31, 1861, SHORTLY BEFORE ASSUMING THE PRESIDENCY, LINCOLN CAME HERE FROM SPRINGFIELD TO VISIT HIS FATHER'S GRAVE IN COMPANY OF HIS STEPMOTHER.

ERECTED BY THE ILLINOIS STATE HISTORIC SOCIETY 1934





County: Coles

Historical Society: State of Illinois

Dedication Date: 1934

Website: [Web Link]

Location: Not listed

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