Deskins Tavern Historical Marker

Search our Site

tourism logo new

915 5th St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

In the 1840's, Deskins Tavern and Inn was a popular location for Lawyers and judges on the 8th Judicial Circuit, when Abraham Lincoln was a lawyer. The tavern was located across the street from the Postville Courthouse. The original well from the 1830's stands on the Tavern location along with a historical marker and an interpretive panel/ replica drawing by Lloyd Ostendorf, depicting Abraham Lincoln and Judge David Davis.

 

  

 

 

tourism logo new

101 North Chicago Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

 
 
Normal Hours
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Mon.-Fri.
June-August
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sat. also
January-March
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Mon.-Fri.
 

Quick Contact

Send us a quick suggestion, ask a question, or simply say hello...