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.