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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

Friends of Lincoln Wayside Exhibit

Standing in front of the Governor John Wood Mansion, Wood’s third home in Quincy, learn how Lincoln and Wood supported each other politically.  Find out more about the notable political and military career of Quincy’s founder.  Also learn about Wood’s fourth home, an octagonal stone mansion and one of Illinois’ finest homes.

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

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Wayside Exhibit

At the site of the Sixth Lincoln-Douglas Debate learn about Lincoln’s arrival in Quincy, where he stayed, and his departure on a steamboat. Find out how Lincoln and Douglas campaigned before thousands of enthusiastic supporters, and learn about the historic second Adams County courthouse that was located across the street from the debate site.

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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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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Politics and Lincoln
West First and Oak Street Dallas City, Illinois 62330

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Wayside Exhibit

During his Senate Campaign in 1858 against Stephen Douglas  Abraham Lincoln visited Dallas City.

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Pontiac's Guiding Spirit
200-248 N Vermillion Street Pontiac, Illinois 61764

Wayside Exhibit

Located at Fell Park - 200 Block North Vermillion Street - Across from the Depot

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Quincy's Early Environment
1601 Maine St. Quincy, Illinois 62301

Wayside Exhibit

Timbered hills, tall prairie grasses, ravines, creeks, and springs were found in Quincy in Lincoln’s time.  Originally called “Bluffs,” the town grew along the eastern bank of the Mississippi and on the heights above.  Learn about the geographic features and the plentiful wildlife during Quincy’s formative years.  Enjoy a visitor’s description in 1848 of the town on the bluff, and find out why Illinois has long been known as the “Sucker” state.

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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Quincy's Judge Douglas
Washington Park, N. 5th St. Quincy, Illinois 62301

Wayside Exhibit

Stephen A. Douglas was the most powerful Democrat and legislator when the Legislative Branch of the Federal government was most influential.  Learn about the political career of Lincoln’s lifelong political opponent and how he earned the nickname, “The Little Giant.” Find out why he “courted” the Mormon vote and came to live in Quincy.

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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Railroads Bring Change
Air Park Lane 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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