1839 - 1850Abraham Lincoln attended court in the fine two story rectangular brick courthouse with four Grecian columns and copper dome on this site. Here in 1842 he was challenged to a duel by James Shields. Lincoln last spoke here August 30, 1858.
|Series||This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series|
|Placed By||Illinois State Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:44am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 289056 N 4488672|
|Decimal Degrees||40.52196667, -89.49016667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 31.318', W 89° 29.41'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 31' 19.08" N, 89° 29' 24.60" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 108 E Washington St, Tremont IL 61568, US|
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