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Lincoln's Calvary Guard
112 S. Main St. Moweaqua, Illinois 62550

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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Lincoln's Care for His Family
402 S. Lincoln Hwy Lerna, Illinois 62440

Friends of Lincoln 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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Lincoln's Carriage Maker
321 S. 7th St. Springfield, Illinois 62701

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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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Lincoln's Carthage Speech
500 Main St. Carthage, Illinois 62321

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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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Lincoln's Confidante
SW Corner Hampshire St. & N. 8th St. Quincy, Illinois 62301

Friends of Lincoln Wayside Exhibit

Quincy’s Eliza Caldwell Browning and Lincoln enjoyed a thirty-year political and personal friendship, Lincoln’s longest ongoing female relationship.  Learn how Eliza hosted Lincoln at the Browning Mansion while he was in Quincy for the Sixth Debate and how she cared for the Lincolns in the White House after the death of their son, Willie.  Find out how Eliza kept Lincoln’s Mary Owens letter in confidence for thirty-four years.

Looking for Exhibits Wayside Exhibits related to Quincy in the Lincoln Era are located at 18 sites. The exhibits provide details about Lincoln, events, local people, and environment that contributed to Lincoln's Quincy story. 

Guide to Lincoln's Quincy:  https://seequincy.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/lincoln-in-quincy_web_2016.pdf

 

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Lincoln's Correspondent
Washington Park on SW Corner of 5th & Hampshire Quincy, Illinois 62301

Friends of Lincoln Wayside Exhibit

Quincy’s Henry Asbury framed for Lincoln the four questions Lincoln posed to Douglas during the Freeport Debate.  Learn about Asbury’s personal and political friendship with Lincoln, including their frequent correspondence, and how Asbury suggested Lincoln as a presidential candidate shortly after the debate in Quincy.  Find out about the Presidential appointments Asbury received from Taylor and Lincoln.

Looking for Exhibits Wayside Exhibits related to Quincy in the Lincoln Era are located at 18 sites. The exhibits provide details about Lincoln, events, local people, and environment that contributed to Lincoln's Quincy story. 

Guide to Lincoln's Quincy:  https://seequincy.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/lincoln-in-quincy_web_2016.pdf

 

 

 

 

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Lincoln's Court Cases
111 IL-16 Shelbyville, Illinois 62565

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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Lincoln's Danville Friends
Kresge Park 21 N. Vermilion St. Danville, Illinois 61832

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Looking for Lincoln wayside exhibit located in Downtown Danville.  Not all of Abraham Lincoln’s time was spent on legal business.  Learn about the friends & associates that defined a President.    

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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Lincoln's Decatur Ally
421 W. William St. Decatur, Illinois 62522

Friends of Lincoln Wayside Exhibit

Richard J. Oglesby was a long time friend and political ally of Abraham Lincoln’s.  He was a three term Governor of Illinois and a U.S. Senator.  He was with Lincoln on the day of his assassination and accompanied his body back to Springfield, Illinois.

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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Lincoln's Dentist
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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