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Historical Marker:

Lincoln House, The


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Location:
The marker is in Lincoln at the intersection of South Chicago Street and Broadway. It is mounted on the building at 501 Broadway.
Latitude:
40.1473
Longitude:
-89.3635
Dedication Date:
03/01/1965
Dedication By:
Lincoln Kiwanis, Lions & Rotary Club and The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
On this site the town proprietors erected the original Lincoln House in 1854. Leonard Volk met Abraham Lincoln on the sidewalk in front of the hotel on July 16, 1858, and arranged to make Lincoln's life mask later.
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