Vandalia, Illinois: Abe Lincoln Reading Newspaper

Young, beardless of Lincoln reads across the street from the old Illinois Capitol, where he served in the legislature. There's room on the split log bench to sit with him.

Address:
431 W. Gallatin St., Vandalia, IL
Directions:
Midtown, on the south side of W. Gallatin St., midway between S. 3rd and 4th Sts.
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Young Lincoln.

Abe on Bench Reading Newspaper

Statue of Abe Lincoln reading the local newspaper in Lincoln Park. It is across the street from the old Illinois Capitol where Abe served in the legislature from 1834-1839. Have a seat and chat with the future President.

[Gan Nunnally, 12/13/2020]

Young, beardless Abe is sitting on a bench made from a split log.


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