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Our map will help you find nearby destinations, sites based on your interest, or both! Just choose the types of sites you wish to see and the area you wish to explore. Click on a site to learn more.


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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 Museum of the Grand Praire 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 County's Lincoln
950 N. Lombard St. Mahomet, Illinois 61853

8th Judicial Circuit Wayside Exhibit

Visit the Museum of the Grand Prairie, get your passport stamped and learn about the Lincoln Champaign County knew. Learn about Lincoln’s court cases, and the early courthouses here.

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

Wayside Exhibit

Located in the heart of Champaign and near the spot where Lincoln spoke at the Goose Pond church and across the street from the Champaign County History Museum, this sign tells the story of West Urbana’s early days.

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 East South Park St. Decatur, Illinois 62523

Wayside Exhibit

Location of the Wigwam, a temporary structure, set up for the 1860 Illinois State Republican Convention.  It was here that Illinois Republican delegates chose Lincoln as their candidate for the Republican presidential nominee.  Less than a week later, at the National Republican Convention, Lincoln was nominated as the 1860 Republican presidential candidate.

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

Years after the Lincoln family’s move to Illinois in 1830, Abraham pointed to this site in the old Decatur town square as the place where his family camped their first night in Macon County.

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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Cook's Hall
124 S. 6th 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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Corneau and Dillar Drug Store
124 S. 6th 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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