Deskins Tavern

Deskins Tavern (HM1255)

Location: Lincoln, IL 62656 Logan County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 8.808', W 89° 22.836'

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On this site Dr. John Deskins erected a tavern in 1836. Abraham Lincoln, David Davis and other lawyers frequently stayed overnight here while the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court was in session at the Postville Court House. The judge, lawyers, litigants, witnesses, jurors and prisoners often shared the same dining table.
HM NumberHM1255
Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series
Year Placed1964
Placed ByThe Lincoln Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary Clubs and the Illinois Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 297218 N 4446767
Decimal Degrees40.14680000, -89.38060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.808', W 89° 22.836'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 48.48" N, 89° 22' 50.16" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-999 I-55BUS, Lincoln IL 62656, US
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