Lincoln in Sterling
The marker is located in Sterling, at 607 East Third Street, on the south side of the street.
Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society and The Illinois State Historical Society
On July 18, 1856, Abraham Lincoln spent the night in this house as the guest of William Manaham. Lincoln had been invited by Robert Lange Wilson to address a John C. Fremont rally in Sterling. Wilson was a member of the famous Long Nine of the Illinois legislature during the 1830's.
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