Stephen A. Douglas

Stephen A. Douglas (HM813)

Location: Springfield, IL 62701 Sangamon County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 48.03', W 89° 38.906'

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"Protect the Flag" Speech

In this Old Capitol on April 25, 1861, Senator Douglas delivered his "Protect the Flag" speech, one of the most heroic and effective speeches in the English language. His plea helped save our Country and was the culmination of his great career.
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HM NumberHM813
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Year Placed1961
Placed BySpringfield Historical Monuments Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 5:42am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 273259 N 4408970
Decimal Degrees39.80050000, -89.64843333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.03', W 89° 38.906'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 1.80" N, 89° 38' 54.36" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-98 E Adams St, Springfield IL 62701, US
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