Lincoln's Correspondent

Quincy’s Henry Asbury framed for Lincoln the four questions Lincoln posed to Douglas during the Freeport Debate.  Learn about Asbury’s personal and political friendship with Lincoln, including their frequent correspondence, and how Asbury suggested Lincoln as a presidential candidate shortly after the debate in Quincy.  Find out about the Presidential appointments Asbury received from Taylor and Lincoln.

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 on SW Corner of 5th & Hampshire Quincy, Illinois 62301