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Lincoln Trail Memorial

Bewtween Illinois and inIndiana, Lawrenceville, IL 62439

Historic Sites

This memorial commemorates the crossing of the Lincoln family from Indiana to Illinois in early March of 1830.

The Lincoln Trail State Memorial is a sculpture group designed in 1937 by Nellie Verne Walker and erected in 1938 to commemorate the first entrance of Abraham Lincoln, then a destitute 21-year-old frontiersman, into Illinois.

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