Moore House

Moore House (HMKNJ)

Location: Lerna, IL 62440 Coles County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 23.755', W 88° 12.667'

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Here on January 31, 1861, President-Elect Abraham Lincoln visited his stepmother, Mrs. Sarah Bush Lincoln and her daughter Mrs. Reuben Moore (Matilda Johnston). This was his last visit to Coles County before leaving Illinois for his inauguration. Mrs. Lincoln returned with him to Charleston that night and their farewells were said the next morning.
Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series
Year Placed1955
Placed ByIllinois State Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 5:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 395712 N 4361412
Decimal Degrees39.39591667, -88.21111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 23.755', W 88° 12.667'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 23' 45.30" N, 88° 12' 40.02" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1447-1499 Lincoln Hwy Rd, Lerna IL 62440, US
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