Abraham Lincoln & Stephen A. DouglasThe second round in a seven-round bout between political giants Stephen A. Douglas and Abraham Lincoln was held in Freeport on August 27, 1858. In what has become a legendary struggle, Lincoln and Douglas contested for a seat in the United States Senate, but the soul of the nation was at stake - not just a Senate seat.
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|Placed By||The Lincoln-Douglas Society, The Freeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Illinois State Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 292006 N 4683590|
|Decimal Degrees||42.27680000, -89.52235000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 16.608', W 89° 31.341'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 16' 36.48" N, 89° 31' 20.46" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4596 S Browns Mill Rd, Freeport IL 61032, US|
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