William Maxwell Boyhood Home Historical Marker

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162 9th St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

Renowned author/editor, William Maxwell, lived in this Lincoln home as a child, from 1910-1920. His growing up in the small midwest town of Lincoln influenced a lot of his writings and he often wrote about the people and town of Lincoln. He wrote 14 works of fiction and memoir. He became well know by his novel, So Long, See You Tomorrow, that won the American Book Award in 1980. 

The home is a private residence and not open to the public.

Some of Maxwell's family is buried at Old Union Cemetery in Lincoln.

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101 North Chicago Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

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