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Lincoln Christening Scene


category : Historic Sites
Lincoln, Illinois is only city named for Abraham Lincoln before he became president. He was present and christened it on the Depot lawn with the juice of a watermelon. Lincoln practiced law here and his funeral train stopped here. Walking tours available.


Admission: Free
Hours: 24-hr. public access
Address: Broadway & Chicago Streets
Phone: 217-732-8687
Our Email: tourism@abelink.com
Our Website:logancountytourism.org
Wheelchair Accessible Facility

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