Lincoln's Friend Johnston

Just across 4th Street from the location of the newspaper, learn about Andrew Johnston’s personal and political ties with Lincoln and about Johnston’s nephew, George Pickett.  Editor Johnston published two poems by Lincoln in the Quincy Whig, a strongly partisan Whig then Republican newspaper.

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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Address: Between 4th Street & Fountain in Washington Park Quincy, Illinois 62301