St. Louis, Missouri: Abraham Lincoln Slept Here

Small bronze plaque notes that pre-President Abe slumbered at Scott's Hotel on October 27, 1847.

Address:
399 Market St., St. Louis, MO
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Small bronze plaque mounted to an outside wall just right of the main entrance to Gateway Tower, on the south side of Market St. just west of its intersection with Memorial Drive and the Gateway Arch.
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Abraham Lincoln Slept Here!

"Six score and seven years ago," according to this plaque just to the right of the main entrance to Gateway Tower, Honest Abe slept at Scott's Hotel on October 27, 1847, on his way to Washington, DC.

[Nava, 07/22/2021]

The poetic dating evokes Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, and corresponds to the plaque's unveiling in 1974.

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