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- Tags: Abraham Lincoln
Photos, drawings, written descriptions, and memorandums in regard to the Whitley connection.
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Public Building Structures - Macon County First Courthouse
This is the historical account of the public building structure of Macon County's first courthouse.
Photograph of the Abraham Lincoln Statue in Lincoln School
Photograph of children next to a statue of Abraham Lincoln residing in Lincoln School taken on February 9th, 1951.
Photographs of the Bronze Lincoln Statue at the Decatur Public Library
Photographs of the bronze Lincoln statue at the Decatur Public Library taken in 2004.
Photographs of the Abraham Lincoln Travelling Exhibit at the Decatur Public Library
Photographs of the Abraham Lincoln travelling exhibit at the Decatur Public Library in September of 2004.
Photographs of the Lincoln Exhibit: Forever Free at the Decatur Public Library
Photographs of the Lincoln exhibit Forever Free taken in November 2003.
Photographs of Dan Guillory's Poetry Reading at the Decatur Public Library
Photographs of Dan Guillory's Abraham Lincoln poetry reading at the Decatur Public Library in 2004.
Photograph of the William Warnick Homestead
Photograph of the William Warnick Homestead. This house, seven miles southwest of Decatur, was built by William Warnick after 1833, and became known as the "Thirty-Three Mile House" when owned by John Eckle and used as part of his tavern property to…
Drawings of the Wigwam
Drawings of a recreation of the Wigwam tent set up on S. Park St. across from Central Park where Abraham Lincoln was nominated for president on May 9-10, 1860.
George S. Simpson
Photograph of George S. Simpson; (died 4/14/1923). Pioneer of Decatur and Macon County. He helped to build the political wigwam in in State Street in which Abraham Lincoln spoke during his presidential campaign. He served as alderman from the Third…
Judge William Corwin Johns
Photograph of Judge William Corwin Johns (d. 6/25/1914). He came to Decatur in 1849, and attended Decatur schools. He served in the Civil War, and…