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Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District Logan / Tazewell County Line Marker - Delavan, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
N 40° 19.258 W 089° 32.784
16T E 283649 N 4466495
Quick Description: The "border marker" for Tazewell and Logan Counties along the Eighth Judicial District Circuit route that Lincoln traveled with his fellow lawyers to conduct legal duties.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 4/30/2016 6:58:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMR23J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
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Long Description:
Inscription:
"Abraham Lincoln
traveled this way as he rode
the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District
1847 - 1859

Erected 1922"

Logos: Daughters of the American Revolution and Lincoln Circuit Marking Association

Here's a great website to learn more about Lincoln, his circuit riding and the monuments to it: (visit link)

This marker was also featured in Ron Schramm and Richard Hart's excellent photo journal of Abraham Lincoln monuments titled "Lincoln in Illinois." The caption explains that the marker design was by Edgar D. Martin and the plaque by Joseph Dux.
County: Logan / Tazewell

Historical Society: Lincoln Circuit Marking Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution

Dedication Date: 1922

Location: at the intersection of North 300 Avenue and 2800 Street, on the left when traveling north on North 300 Avenue.

Website: [Web Link]

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