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Marker in front of the Lincoln Memorial Court House in Metamora, Illinois

Creator:
unknown
Location:
Unknown place made
Origin Date:
1926-1940
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/8 in x 3 7/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1315
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard features a photograph of the marker placed in front of the Lincoln Memorial Court House in Metamora, Illinois. Attached to a granite post, the bronze tablet features a right profile of a beardless Abraham Lincoln with the following text below: Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the circuit of the Eighth Judicial District...1847-1857. Erected 1921." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum