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Bement Goes to War
146 E. Wilson St. Bement, Illinois 61813

Wayside Exhibit

Looking for Lincoln wayside exhibits tell the stories of Lincoln’s life and times in Illinois.  Each wayside exhibit tells a unique Lincoln story and a local story.  Many of the waysides share little known stories about Lincoln and the individuals he interacted with.  There are over 260 Looking for Lincoln waysides in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.    

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Brunswick Billiard Hall
413 E. Washington St. Springfield, Illinois 62701

Wayside Exhibit

View over 40 outdoor interpretive exhibits placed throughout the downtown area to experience Springfield as Abraham Lincoln knew it. Each exhibit is intended to capture a moment in time for Lincoln and how he was affected by the people, places and events he encountered in his hometown. Each story is accompanied by graphics or photographs and a medallion that is symbolic of that particular story. Visitors are encouraged to collect rubbings of each medallion.

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C.M. & S. Smith Store
1 S. Old State Capitol Plaza Springfield, Illinois 62701

Wayside Exhibit

View over 40 outdoor interpretive exhibits placed throughout the downtown area to experience Springfield as Abraham Lincoln knew it. Each exhibit is intended to capture a moment in time for Lincoln and how he was affected by the people, places and events he encountered in his hometown. Each story is accompanied by graphics or photographs and a medallion that is symbolic of that particular story. Visitors are encouraged to collect rubbings of each medallion.

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Campaign Poles
417 E. Adams St. Springfield, Illinois 62701

Wayside Exhibit

View over 40 outdoor interpretive exhibits placed throughout the downtown area to experience Springfield as Abraham Lincoln knew it. Each exhibit is intended to capture a moment in time for Lincoln and how he was affected by the people, places and events he encountered in his hometown. Each story is accompanied by graphics or photographs and a medallion that is symbolic of that particular story. Visitors are encouraged to collect rubbings of each medallion.

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Captain Abraham Lincoln
201 Wall St. Beardstown, Illinois 62618

Wayside Exhibit

Schmoldt Park is the location of Abraham Lincolns’s election as captain during the Blackhawk War.

Looking for Lincoln wayside exhibits tell the stories of Lincoln’s life and times in Illinois.  Each wayside exhibit tells a unique Lincoln story and a local story.  Many of the waysides share little known stories about Lincoln and the individuals he interacted with.  There are over 260 Looking for Lincoln waysides in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.     

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Champaign County Courthouse
101 E Main St Urbana, IL 61801

Historic Site Museum Wayside Exhibit

During your visit to the Champaign County Courthouse, you’ll be treated to the experience of the sights and sounds of Lincoln’s legal career very near the exact spot where he tried the cases of the day.  Enter the 1850’s courtroom and hear Lincoln’s voice and witness a fascinating object theater presentation about Lincoln’s legal career in Urbana.

By visiting this companion exhibit to the exhibit at the Early American Museum in Mahomet, visitors will truly be enraptured by an all-encompassing tale of Lincoln the lawyer.

Cell phones and cameras are not allowed inside the courthouse. Entry via the Main Street entrance. Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 9:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Closed Federal Holidays.

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Champaign’s Lincoln
201-223 N 1st St. Champaign, Illinois 61820

Wayside Exhibit

Looking for Lincoln wayside exhibits tell the stories of Lincoln’s life and times in Illinois.  Each wayside exhibit tells a unique Lincoln story and a local story.  Many of the waysides share little known stories about Lincoln and the individuals he interacted with.  There are over 260 Looking for Lincoln waysides in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area. 

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Choosing a President
231 South Park St. Decatur, Illinois 62523

Wayside Exhibit

Looking for Lincoln wayside exhibits tell the stories of Lincoln’s life and times in Illinois.  Each wayside exhibit tells a unique Lincoln story and a local story.  Many of the waysides share little known stories about Lincoln and the individuals he interacted with.  There are over 260 Looking for Lincoln waysides in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.    

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Citizenry Mourn Lincoln
200-248 N Vermillion Street Pontiac, Illinois 61764

Wayside Exhibit

Located at Fell Park - 200 Block North Vermillion Street - Across from the former Chicago & Alton Depot

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Coming to Illinois
110 South Main Street Decatur, Illinois 62523

Wayside Exhibit

Looking for Lincoln wayside exhibits tell the stories of Lincoln’s life and times in Illinois.  Each wayside exhibit tells a unique Lincoln story and a local story.  Many of the waysides share little known stories about Lincoln and the individuals he interacted with.  There are over 260 Looking for Lincoln waysides in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.    

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