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The Lincoln Bank Ledger

Springfield, Illinois


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The Lincoln Tomb and lavish Lincoln Presidential Museum may get the attention in Springfield these days, but just a few blocks away is this free and unappreciated landmark. The lobby of a bank displays a bank ledger with Lincoln's account in it. How much did that ham hock cost, anyway? Now you know. In a new era demanding transparency and fiscal responsibility, the Lincoln Ledger speaks for itself.

In 2021, the bank was reported closed, the ledger slated for display somewhere else, TBD.

The souvenir Lincoln grabber head gapes in wonderment.

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Lincoln Ledger

In the Chase Bank on the southeast corner of 6th and Washington Sts. Downtown, across 6th St. from the east side of the old state capitol.

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