Lincoln on the Circuit

This wayside is located on the site of Macon County’s second courthouse where Lincoln practiced law during his tenure on the Eighth Judicial Circuit.  Prior to the formation of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, Macon County was part of the First Judicial Circuit where Lincoln practiced law at Macon County’s log courthouse which is now located at the Macon County History Museum.

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: 102 E. Main St. Decatur, Illinois 62523