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Middletown's Lincoln
204 S. Madison St. Middletown, Illinois 62666

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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Militiaman Lincoln
200 S. Congress Street Rushville, Illinois 62681

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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Miller Davis Buildings
66 E. Front St. Bloomington, Illinois 61701

Friends of Lincoln Wayside Exhibit

Lincoln frequented the law offices of David Davis and the bank owned by Asahel Gridley

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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Monticello Journeys
200 E. Livingston St. Monticello, Illinois 61856

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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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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My Old Friend Abe Lincoln
950 N. Lombard St. Mahomet, Illinois 61853

Wayside Exhibit

Inside the Museum of the Grand Prairie, learn about Lincoln’s friends and supporters in Champaign County before visiting their exhibit, “Champaign County’s Lincoln.”

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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

Located near the road Lincoln traveled between Urbana and Danville, this sign details the difficulty of travel in Lincoln’s day.

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
10496 Trust Road Clinton, Illinois 61727

Wayside Exhibit

Clifton H. Moore, DeWitt County's first resident attorney, built this stately brick home in 1857 - 58 on an eighty-acre tract of land purchased from Judge David Davis.  The original house suffered damage from a windstorm and now lacks the west wing as pictured.  In 1880, Moore purchased and moved into another large Clinton home known as "The Homestead."

Clinton's newspaper, The Central Transcript, strongly supported the Republican Party and Lincoln's participation in his campaign for President, including his four speeches delivered in Clinton, 1856-59.  The paper publicized and urged attendance to Clinton's Lincoln Club and parades of the Wide Awakes organized prior to the 1860 election.  Phrases such as "old familiar face is again amongst us" and "he never fails to receive a hearty welcome," even "Old Abe" reveal a friendship between the editor and Lincoln...  

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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