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Legend

Sites

William Florville
624 N. Main St. Bloomington, Illinois 61701

Wayside Exhibit

William De Fleurville, an African-American barber, owned this property during Lincoln's time. Lincoln helped de Fleurville, known as "Billy the Barber" obtain a replacement deed for this property, and he also paid the property taxes while de Fleurville was living in Springfield. IN the late 1890's, Robert Loudon, a local businessman who owned a foundry and machine shop, built these apartment flats. They have since been converted into condominium units that now go by the name "The Bloomington".

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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Williams Florville's Barber Shop
623 E. Adams Street 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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Winter of the Deep Snow
2600 S. Lincoln Memorial Parkway Decatur, Illinois 62522

Wayside Exhibit

The winter of 1830-31 would be one to go down in history. The snow was the deepest, the cold the intense, and lasted the longest.  The Winter of Deep Snow blanketed Illinois to a depth of three feet on the level, drifts of four to six feet. Storms with high winds continued for 60 days; many families were snowbound in their homes and travelers remained wherever they happened to be when the snow started.   Abraham Lincoln tells of spending the "celebrated 'deep snow' of 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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You Can't Fool the People
East Side Sq. 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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Joseph Smith Historic Site Visitor Center
865 Water Street Nauvoo, IL 62354 Nauvoo, Illinois 62354

Passport Site

Hours: May to October: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.; January to February, closed; March through April and November through December: Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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RiverBank Lodge
522 S. 6th Street Petersburg, Illinois 62675

Passport Site

Hours: Open 24/7. Riverbank Lodge is located near Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site and the Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish & Wildlife Area in Petersburg, Illinois.

 

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Christian County Courthouse
101 S Main Street Taylorville, Illinois 62568

Passport Site

Get your Passport to Your National Parks book stamped at the Christian County Courthouse in downtown Taylorville.  

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Mississippi Bluffs District Office- Shawnee National Forest
521 N. Main Street Jonesboro, IL 62952 Jonesboro, Illinois 62952

Passport Site

Hours: Monday, closed; Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Paris Carnegie Public Library
207 S. Main Street Paris, IL 61944 Paris, Illinois 61944

Passport Site

Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Charleston City Hall
520 Jackson Avenue Charleston, Illinois 61920

Passport Site

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (excluding holidays)

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