Political Campaigning in 1858

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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Address: Washington Park, N. 5th Street Quincy, Illinois 62301