Lerna, Illinois: Grave of Lincoln's Dad

Thomas Lincoln and Sarah Bush Lincoln, father and step-mother of Abraham Lincoln, are buried under a white marble obelisk erected after their son became famous and died.

Shiloh Cemetery

Address:
12988 E. Lincoln Hwy Rd, Lerna, IL
Directions:
Shiloh Cemetery. Southeast of town. On the north side of E. Lincoln Hwy Rd, just west of its intersection with 1300E. The cemetery is behind the church, and the grave is just inside its west entrance.
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Abe Lincoln's Father's Grave.

Abe Lincoln's Father's Grave

Thomas Lincoln and Sarah Bush Lincoln, father and step-mother of Abraham Lincoln, are buried here. The white marble obelisk is to the right of the entrance to the cemetery. A historical marker is nearby.

[Gan Nunnally, 12/13/2020]
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