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Historical Marker:

Lincoln Farm 1834-1837


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Location:
The marker is located one mile southwest of Lerna, on the north side of Lincoln Highway Road, one-fourth mile east of the railroad.
Latitude:
39.4049
Longitude:
-88.3038
Dedication Date:
01/01/1934
Dedication By:
State of Illinois

Marker Description:
In 1834 Thomas Lincoln purchased 40 acres situated about 400 yards north and east of this point. Here, with his wife Sarah, he lived until 1837, when he sold the land. It was his second home in Coles County.
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