The Lincoln Depot

The Lincoln Depot (HM2HI)

Location: Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 47.957', W 89° 38.556'

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From this building on February 11, 1861 Abraham Lincoln departed Springfield, Illinois to assume the Presidency of the United States. After bidding farewell to a number of friends, he delivered a brief, spontaneous and moving farewell address to the crowd, estimated at 1,000, from the rear platform of the train.
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HM NumberHM2HI
Series This marker is part of the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops series
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Year Placed1966
Placed ByThe Lincoln Depot, Inc., and the Illinois State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 11:22am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 273754 N 4408821
Decimal Degrees39.79928333, -89.64260000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.957', W 89° 38.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 57.42" N, 89° 38' 33.36" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 930 E Monroe St, Springfield IL 62701, US
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