November 1859This monument commemorates Abraham Lincoln's visit to this courthouse on November 18-19, 1859. At that time this building was the Illinois Supreme Court, First Grand Division, and Lincoln was here on behalf of his client, the Illinois Central Railroad, which was being sued by the State of Illinois to collect taxes for the year 1857.
|Series||This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 12:09am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 333197 N 4242760|
|Decimal Degrees||38.31745000, -88.90803333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 19.047', W 88° 54.482'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 19' 2.82" N, 88° 54' 28.92" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 209 N 14th St, Mt Vernon IL 62864, US|
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