Lincoln's First Illinois Home
The marker is located on Old route 36 west of Decatur, just east of the intersection that leads to Lincoln Homestead State Park.
State of Illinois
On an eminence overlooking the Sangamon River three miles south of here stood the first home of Lincoln in Illinois. To this site came the Lincoln family in March, 1830. Here they lived until 1831, when the parents removed to Coles County and Abraham set out on his own career.
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