Stephen Douglas Speech Historical Marker

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Near corner of 4th St. and Decatur St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

During the senatorial campaign of 1858, Abraham Lincoln stopped here to hear his opponent, Stephen Douglas, speak at a political tent rally. At this location you will see the historical marker along with an interpretive panel with a drawing depiction by Lloyd Ostendorf. See also the Lincoln Train History Markers.

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Logan County Tourism Bureau

101 North Chicago Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

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10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sat. also
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Mon.-Fri.

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