A Friend Forever

This Looking for Lincoln wayside exhibit tells the story fo Lincoln's friendship with Dr. William Fithian, client, friend, and pioneer physician.  Located on the grounds of the Vermilion County Museum this exhibit rests below the balcony from which in stocking feet, Lincoln spoke to a waiting crowd.  

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.    

Visitor Information

Address: Vermilion County Museum 116 N. Gilbert St. Danville, Illinois 61832