Quincy's Judge Douglas

Stephen A. Douglas was the most powerful Democrat and legislator when the Legislative Branch of the Federal government was most influential.  Learn about the political career of Lincoln’s lifelong political opponent and how he earned the nickname, “The Little Giant.” Find out why he “courted” the Mormon vote and came to live in Quincy.

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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