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  Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois
Lincoln was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1837, and he moved to Springfield, Illinois, from New Salem and married in 1842.
Abraham Lincoln first "traveled this way" (to the area of Lincoln, Illinois) on the circuit in 1839, when Logan County was established by the Illinois legislature and the Logan County Circuit Court was held in the Deskins Tavern in Postville (site of the present VFW building).
Lincoln told the truth when he said he had 'always hated slavery as much as any Abolitionist' but I do not know that he deserved a great deal of credit for that for his hatred of oppression and wrong in all its forms was constitutional--he could not help it.
www.geocities.com /findinglincolnillinois/alincoln-lincolnil   (11656 words)

  The Duel that Could Have Changed the Nation
Lincoln was one of those who thoroughly disagreed with Shields decisions and proclamations and began writing a series of letters to the editor of the Sangamo Journal under several assumed names, including Jeff and Rebecca.
Due to the fact that Lincoln was the one who had been challenged to the duel, tradition gave him the privilege of choosing the time and location of the duel, as well as the weapons that were to be used.
Lincoln stated that the duel would be held on an island in the river near the city of Alton, IL.
www.failedsuccess.com /index.php?/weblog/comments/abraham_lincoln_duel   (1772 words)

 Lincoln and race - Essay by Stacy Pratt McDermott - Illinois Issues
Lincoln the politician did not recognize fls as his social or political equals and, during his years as a lawyer and office seeker living in Illinois, his opinion on this did not change.
Matson retained Lincoln, who used the doctrine of comity, arguing that property owners could take their property (including their slaves) anywhere in the country as long as they were in transit and not in permanent residence in a free state.
Fortunately for Jane Bryant and her children, the court disagreed with Lincoln, arguing instead that bringing slaves into the state was a “contravention of the Constitution of Illinois,” and declared the family free.
illinoisissues.uis.edu /features/2004Feb/lincoln.html   (2488 words)

 Captain Abraham Lincoln, Illinois State Military Museum, Illinois National Guard
Lincoln was inexperienced as a military leader, but he attempted to instill discipline in his company.
Although Lincoln’s rank as captain was something he was said to have prided, he showed no reservation when discharged from his command on May 27 and re-enlisted as a private in Captain Elijah Iles’ company.
Lincoln’s service in the war, whether marked by heroism or ridicule, provided a detailed account of the soldiers’ experience, including the manner of dress, weapons and equipment enlisted, and compensation received for enrollment in the militia.
www.il.ngb.army.mil /Museum/HistPeople/Lincoln.htm   (1623 words)

 Village Profile Presents Lincoln - Logan, Illinois
We are a friendly community in the heart of Illinois with a rich history associated with Abraham Lincoln and Route 66.
Abraham Lincoln rode his court circuit through Logan County, owned property in the county, and formally christened the only town named for him before he was president, the City of Lincoln.
Lincoln, himself, christened the town using the juice of a ripe watermelon.
www.villageprofile.com /illinois/lincoln/lincoln1.html   (1592 words)

 About Lincoln College
Lincoln College was established in 1865 to fill the need for an institution of higher learning in central Illinois.
Lincoln, Illinois is located on the Chicago and Alton Railroad between Bloomington and Springfield.
Abraham Lincoln, a lawyer from Springfield, christened the town of Lincoln with juice from a watermelon in 1853.
lincolncollege.edu /about/index.htm   (435 words)

 Abraham Lincoln Instituteof the Mid
Turning his thoughts to Lincoln with a twinkle in his eye, Dr. Miller engaged his audience with a close-up view of the Sixteenth President’s evolution from a vitriolic Illinois political attack-man of the 1830's and early ‘40's, to the paragon of civility, magnanimity, and forbearance that characterized Lincoln as President.
Lincoln, Winkle contended, was "adept at identifying and seizing opportunities for self-advancement," particularly during the "tremendous" economic expansion in Illinois and other western parts of the country between 1832 and 1836.
Lincoln had exploded, "If William Herndon utters another word...his life is not worth living...he is a dirty dog." Despite this sharp invective, Wilson does not believe Herndon ever hated the deeply wounded Mary, or ever displayed any desire to get back at her for her attacks on him.
www.lincoln-institute.org /2000symposium.htm   (2889 words)

 Lincoln, Illinois - Abe's Namesake Town
Lincoln most likely handled civil cases in Logan County, but little is known of Lincoln's legal work there because the court records were destroyed in an 1857 fire.
Though Lincoln agreed, he reportedly also cautioned, "You'd better not do that, for I never knew anything named Lincoln that amounted to much." When the town was officially christened on August 27, 1853, it was Lincoln himself who had the honor, doing so with the juice of a watermelon.
Lincoln is also home to the Lincoln College Museum, which houses a sizeable collection of Lincoln artifacts and memorabilia.
www.legendsofamerica.com /IL-Lincoln.html   (1124 words)

 Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In late 1997, a wide variety of history, heritage, and tourism organizations across Illinois joined together to form a coalition for mutual development of the Lincoln Highway Corridor as a destination for travelers and as an alternative route for crossing the state.
The project is designed to increase and sustain heritage tourism in the communities where the Lincoln Highway had or has an impact and to maximize the opportunity of the Lincoln Highway for the educational and economic benefit of the public, starting with the residents of Illinois.
The Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition will implement a strong central marketing campaign that will promote the "Every Mile is a Story" image and the ability to experience those stories through the participating sites and services and Road Trip Packages.
www.lincolnhwyil.com /about.html   (398 words)

 Abraham Lincoln - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lincoln greatly admired the science that flourished in New England and was one of the few men in Illinois at the time to send a son to elite eastern schools; he sent Robert Todd Lincoln to Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard College).
Lincoln was among the 82 Whigs in January 1848 who defeated 81 Democrats in a procedural vote on an amendment to send a routine resolution back to committee with instructions for the committee to add the words "a war unnecessarily and unconstitutionally begun by the President of the United States".
Lincoln was the leader of the "moderates" regarding Reconstruction policy, and usually was opposed by the Radical Republicans led by Thaddeus Stevens in the House and Charles Sumner and Benjamin Wade in the Senate (though he cooperated with those men on most other issues).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abraham_Lincoln   (8690 words)

 Lincoln, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lincoln is a town in Logan County, Illinois, United States.
Lincoln is located on I-55 (formerly Route 66), between Bloomington and Springfield (40°8′60″N, 89°22′3″W).
Lincoln is on the Amtrak line between St.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lincoln,_Illinois   (608 words)

 Lincoln Home National Historic Site - Lincoln Home National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)
The Lincoln home has been restored to its 1860 appearance, revealing Lincoln as husband, father, and politician and is open to the public for guided tours.
Lincoln are just some of the activities young visitors ages 6 to 12 may complete in our free booklet to become a Junior Ranger.
Frederick Douglass said Lincoln was "the first great man that I talked with in the Unites States freely, who in no single instance reminded me of the difference between himself and myself, of the difference of color."
www.nps.gov /liho   (288 words)

 Mr. Lincoln, Route 66, & Other Highlights of Lincoln, Illinois
Lincoln to speak in Lincoln, IL The Bloomington Pantagraph's editorial encouraging readers to attend Mr.
In 1853, Abraham Lincoln was the attorney for the railroad whose construction led to the establishment of the town.
Lincoln frequently practiced law, occasionally substituted as a judge, owned property, and engaged in politics until his election as the 16th President in 1860.
www.geocities.com /findinglincolnillinois   (2628 words)

 Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission : Speakers' Bureau
Logan County historian, Paul E. Gleason, is a life-long resident of Lincoln and Logan County, Illinois.
He was educated in the Lincoln public schools and graduated from high school in 1956.
Abraham Lincoln's Lincoln and Logan County, Illinois: 1839-1860
www.lincolnbicentennial.gov /planning/speakers/gleason.php   (359 words)

 Lincoln Illinois Day Trip
After the last session of the Illinois General Assembly closed on March 4, 1839, the capital was moved to Springfield.
The State of Illinois purchased the statehouse and the building underwent major renovations during the 1930's and 1940's and has been completely restored to appear as it did during Lincoln’s time.
Lincoln used a 1857 almanac to prove that there was no moonlight for the witness to have seen Armstrong kill a man. The courthouse is also home to the Black Museum that includes a collection of guns representing nearly every period in American history, a display of arrowheads, and Native American artifacts.
www.quincynet.com /daytrips/lincolnillinois/attractions.htm   (1407 words)

 Lincoln Illinois Weather
Intellicast Lincoln Regional Radar Image This image is has less resolution than the Metro view but allows you to see weather moving into the Lincoln area.
Lincoln Daily News Weather Page This page makes use of weather Underground graphics to bring you weather conditions for Lincoln and other cities.
Lincoln Daily News School Closings When extreme weather conditions cause school closings, check here to see if your school is closed.
illiniweather.com /cities/lincoln.htm   (459 words)

 Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series
She was selected for a training session in January with the grass-roots Republican women's organization the Illinois Lincoln Series, designed to help women attain elected and appointed governmental positions.
She was elected the president of her 10-woman class when the Lincoln Series sessions ended recently.
By taking Lincoln Series sessions, McDonnell said she was able to hone public speaking skills and learn more about public service and policy issues during the sessions.
www.lincolnseries.com   (649 words)

 Lincoln 8th Congress Calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Aaron Lincoln attended the meeting to show support but rather than have the committeemen pass out the LincolnforCongress literature, Aaron Lincoln volunteers are distributing our own literature.
On February 25 Aaron Lincoln attended the Lake County League of Women voters forum at the Colby Barn in Prairie Crossing.
Aaron Lincoln will be attending a "Coffee with the Candidates" which the Forum for Independents and Republican voters of Schaumburg Township (F-I-R-S-T) is sponsoring.
www.lincolnforcongress.com /calendar.htm   (602 words)

 Lincoln's Melancholy by Joshua Wolf Shenk : Lincoln & His Time
Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress Images and transcriptions of the “Robert Todd Lincoln Collection,” so named for Lincoln’s son, who donated them to the library in the 1920s.
Significant Lincoln Collections Vast as they are, the Lincoln offerings on the web are only a small portion of the resources available at research libraries.
The Abraham Lincoln Bookshop in Chicago specializes in Lincolniana, material related to the Civil War and material related to U.S. presidents.
www.lincolnsmelancholy.com /resources_time.html   (1633 words)

 Illinois Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky, spent his youth in Indiana, and made Illinois his home.
Illinois communities have a significant connection to the Lincoln story since he lived in and traversed the state from 1830 until his departure on February 11, 1861.
Lincoln's Illinois - a special Bicentennial exhibit February - December 2009 at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield exploring the social, cultural, historical and environmental contexts of Illinois during the Lincoln era (1830 - 1861)
www.lincoln200.net   (345 words)

 Illinois.gov - The Official Website for the State of Illinois
Standing with Illinois Works Coalition Co-Chair Illinois University President Glenn Poshard, Governor Rod R. Blagojevich, Senate President Emil Jones, Senate Minority Leader Frank Watson, and House Minority Leader Tom Cross today endorsed the new $31 billion comprehensive capital infrastructure plan recommended by the Illinois Works Coalition.
Last week, Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Dennis Hastert and Poshard announced their recommendations for a capital infrastructure plan and revenue streams to pay for it after a comprehensive statewide listening tour launched in March and a series of meetings with Governor Blagojevich and legislative leaders.
United States and Illinois flags at half-staff from sunrise, June 2, 2008 until sunset, June 4, 2008.
www.illinois.gov   (257 words)

 County Prints ~ Abe Lincoln Collectibles ~ Abraham Lincoln ~ Lloyd Ostendorf
The Council consisted of 28 counties in central Illinois, Mr.
Phil proposed that each county submit an episode in Lincoln's life that pertained to that county.
Wayne Temple would verify the accuracy, and Lloyd Ostendorf would create an ink and wash. The Council was able to get 60% funding from the State of Illinois and the rest was either donated by an individual or the county.
abelincoln.com /county_prints.htm   (282 words)

 Welcome to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Historical Library's Henry Horner Lincoln Collection is the most complete holding of Abraham Lincoln's pre-presidential materials.
One of only five original copies of the Gettysburg Address and the correspondence of Mary Todd and Lincoln are among the highlights of the collection.
Lincoln material is not available on inter-library loan.
www.state.il.us /hpa/lib/Lincolncoll.htm   (169 words)

 Lincoln, Illinois Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Service
Here are the most recent Lincoln, Illinois photographer vendors that have requested a listing on Marketingtool.com.
Click here to learn more about why a Marketingtool.com Lincoln photography service featured listing is one of the best methods of advertising your business.
This photographer services: Lincoln, Illinois from a local, regional or national office.
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 Lincoln Square Illinois Condos - Condominiums, Real Estate, Vacation Rentals - CondoCompany.com
Lincoln Square Illinois Condos - Condominiums, Real Estate, Vacation Rentals - CondoCompany.com
CondoCompany.com is the online portal for Lincoln Square Illinois condominiums.
Search for condos in Lincoln Square for sale, for rent, or vacation rentals, or give one of our Condo Specialists a call; they are all qualified professionals who specialize in the Lincoln Square real estate.
chicago.condocompany.com /Lincoln-Square   (181 words)

 Abraham Lincoln Links
The archive includes stories from Lincoln's presidential campaign in 1860, the Gettysburg Address, his assassination on April 14, 1865, along with thousands of other headlines on the 16th president.
Since 1938 the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop has specialized in the buying, selling, and appraising of books, autographs, manuscripts, photographs, weaponry, statuary, oil paintings, prints, and allied materials associated with American military and political history.
Lincoln and the Civil War (a diverse and searchable collection of 14 Civil War newspapers)
home.att.net /~rjnorton/Lincoln80.html   (627 words)

Also known as "The Land of Lincoln", Illinois is anchored by the nation's third largest city, Chicago, which lies along the shores of Lake Michigan and is affectionately known as "The Windy City".
The capital city of Springfield is found near the geographical center of the state and is home to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, which contains the impressive collection of papers and memorabilia of America's most renowned president.
Lincoln won the Presidency two years later, and then attained much of his fame as Commander in Chief during the Civil War, and as a leader in the abolition of slavery.
www.ohwy.com /il   (182 words)

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