Beginning of the Lincoln Circuit Trail

Beginning of the Lincoln Circuit Trail (HMFVN)

Location: Homer, IL 61849 Champaign County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 4.544', W 87° 58.968'

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— Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial Circuit —

A National Historic trail of the Boy Scouts of America established in 1963 as part of the circuit traveled between Urbana and Danville, Il. By Abraham Lincoln on the Eighth Judicial District in 1847 - 1859.

The trail traverses 16 miles easterly from this point, deviating North from U. S. 150 through strip-mine pollywogs to campgrounds in Kickapoo State Park near the intersection of the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River system with Vermilion Co. 32.

Dedicated in 1979 to
Prof. H. W. Scott? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?John F. Buford ?
University of Illinois-Urbana? ? ? ? ? ? ? and ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Eagle Scout BSA Troop 40
Father of the Trail? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?St. Joseph, Il? ? ?
BSA Arrowhead Council 117 ? ? — ? ? Champaign, Il
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Year Placed1979
Placed ByBSA Troop 40 St. Joseph, Illinois, and BSA Arrowhead Council 117 Champaign, Illinois
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 10:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 416200 N 4436625
Decimal Degrees40.07573333, -87.98280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.544', W 87° 58.968'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 32.64" N, 87° 58' 58.08" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2551-2599 Co Rd 14, Homer IL 61849, US
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