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Mount Pulaski's Lincoln
113 S. Washington St. Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548

Courthouse 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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Music Please, Maestro!
130 N. Franklin 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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Newton Bateman House
907 West State Street Jacksonville, Illinois 62650

Friends of Lincoln Wayside Exhibit

Newton Bateman, a well-known educator in Illinois in the 1800s and friend of Abraham Lincoln, lived in this Gothic Revival-style house in the 1850s. He was principal of what is believed to be the first free public high school in Illinois -– West Jacksonville District School – in the 1850s. Bateman, while serving as state superintendent of schools, had an office next to President-elect Lincoln in the Illinois Capitol in Springfield, and the two men became friends in the months prior to Lincoln’s departure for Washington, D.C.

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On the Bloomington Road
2574 Co Rd 14 Homer, Illinois 61849

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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On the Campaign Trail
1053 750 N Clinton, Illinois 61727

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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Pike County Courthouse
100 East Washington Street Pittsfield, Illinois 62363

Historic Site Wayside Exhibit

The Pike County Courthouse is located in the central square. Take a walk around the courthouse grounds taking the time to look at the various memorials. Take note of the beautiful WWII memorial located on the south side of the courthouse lawn. Visit the Wayside Exhibit located on the southwest corner. If you need to rest feel free to have a seat on one of the benches located on the grounds.

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Pike County's Lincoln
N. Madison St & Washington Street Pittsfield, Illinois 62363

Wayside Exhibit

A Looking for Lincoln Wayside

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Political Allies
425 S. 12th St. Quincy, Illinois 62301

Wayside Exhibit

Historical information markers related to Quincy's Lincoln story are located at 18 sites. The Looking for Lincoln Wayside Exhibits provide details about events, local people, and environment that contributed to Lincoln's Quincy history.

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

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Political Campaigning in 1858
Washington Park, N. 5th Street Quincy, Illinois 62301

Wayside Exhibit

Historical information markers related to Quincy's Lincoln story are located at 18 sites. The Looking for Lincoln Wayside Exhibits provide details about events, local people, and environment that contributed to Lincoln's Quincy history.

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

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Political Rallies and Parades
215 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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