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Location: Pittsfield, IL 62363 Pike County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 36.418', W 90° 48.332'

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Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas, who practiced at the Pike County Bar in early days and who spoke in this park in the Senatorial Campaign of 1858; John Hay, author of Pike County Ballads, diplomatist and Secretary of State 1898 - 1905, who received his academic education here; and John G. Nicolay, private secretary to President Lincoln, who edited the Whig Free Press published here prior to the Civil War.
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Date Added Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 3:06pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 688397 N 4386436
Decimal Degrees39.60696667, -90.80553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.418', W 90° 48.332'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 25.08" N, 90° 48' 19.92" W
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Area Code(s)217
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 152 IL-106, Pittsfield IL 62363, US
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