Lincoln-Thornton Debate / Lincoln Circuit

Lincoln-Thornton Debate / Lincoln Circuit (HM79Q)

Location: Shelbyville, IL 62565 Shelby County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 24.394', W 88° 47.432'

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Here
Abraham Lincoln
and
Anthony Thornton
June 15, 1856
debated for and against
Freedom
in our territories.
It was the initial speech that made
Lincoln President
and
The Great Emancipator.


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Lincoln Circuit
1847 - 1858
He practised law here
occupied a room in the hotel
then known as
Tackets Tavern.
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HM NumberHM79Q
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 8:48pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 345840 N 4363424
Decimal Degrees39.40656667, -88.79053333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.394', W 88° 47.432'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 23.64" N, 88° 47' 25.92" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 270-298 IL-16, Shelbyville IL 62565, US
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