Lincoln-Douglas Debate

At the site of this historic event learn about the importance of the sixth debate on October 13, 1858, and about the two candidates running for the U.S. Senate. Also, find out about how Lincoln and Douglas campaigned before thousands of enthusiastic supporters, and learn about the appearance of the Square at the time of the debate.

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. 

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Visitor Information

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