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Historical Marker:

Last Lincoln Farm, The


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Location:
The marker is located south of Charleston at the west entrance to the Lincoln Log Cabin State Park on County Road 1668.
Latitude:
39.3802
Longitude:
-88.2095
Dedication Date:
01/01/1964
Dedication By:
The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
In 1837, Thomas Lincoln erected a cabin on a tract of land situated one-half mile to the east. Here he resided until his death in 1851. Abraham Lincoln visited here frequently, and after 1841 held title to forty acres of land on which his parents lived. The State of Illinois now owns most of the Lincoln farm.
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