Lincoln in Tolono

The Great Western Railroad ran through Tolono. As Lincoln left Illinois, he stopped here making a brief and poignant speech. This sign marks the location.

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: 103 Long St. Tolono, Illinois 61880