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Explore the vast amount of deep rooted history that lies in Logan County. If the roads and buildings could speak, they would tell tales of the past hidden deep within. We are thankful that pieces of the past still are evident in buildings adorning the historic downtown streets and squares throughout Logan County. So take the time to stroll the streets to listen and learn from the voices of the past. 

 

Downtown Atlanta - Arch Street and Race Street

Downtown Elkhart - Governor Oglesby Street

Downtown Lincoln - Historic Square: Kickapoo Street, Pulaski Street, McLean Street, Broadway Street. Also, surrounding streets of Sangamon, Pekin, Chicago, and Delavan.

Downtown Mt. Pulaski - Historic Square of Lafayette Street, E. Cooke St., E. Jefferson St., and S. Washington St.

 

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Lincoln-History/Historic Downtown

Allen Chapel- AME Church

902 Broadway St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

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Lincoln-History/Historic Downtown

Heritage in Flight Museum

1351 Airport Rd # 1

Lincoln, IL 62656

(217) 953-4118

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Lincoln-History/Historic Downtown

Historic Downtown Lincoln/Walldog Murals

The Courthouse Square (Kickapoo St, Pulaski St, McLean St & Broadway St.)

& surrounding streets

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Lincoln-History/Historic Downtown

Kickapoo Town/Chautauga Historical Markers

Memorial Park

1101 Memorial Park Rd

Lincoln, IL 62656

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Lincoln-History/Historic Downtown

Langston Hughes Historical Marker

Intersection of 8th St and North Union St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

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Lincoln-History/Historic Downtown

Lincoln Public Library

725 Pekin St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

(217) 732-8878

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Lincoln-History/Historic Downtown

Logan County Courthouse

601 Broadway St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

(217) 735-2376

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Lincoln-History/Historic Downtown

Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society

114 N. Chicago St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

(217) 732-3200

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Lincoln-History/Historic Downtown

Niebuhr Family of Theologians Historical Marker

St. John United Church of Christ

204 7th St. (on the S. Maple St. side of the building)

Lincoln, IL 62656

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Odd Fellows Museum

845 Wyatt Ave

Lincoln, IL 62656

(877) 297-8125

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Old Union & Holy Cross Cemetery/Old Route 66

Cobblestone Ave and Broadwell Dr.

Lincoln, IL 62656

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Lincoln-History/Historic Downtown

William Maxwell Boyhood Home Historical Marker

162 9th St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

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101 North Chicago Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

 
 
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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.
 

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