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Places

Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Beardstown Courthouse
  • Sight
W 3rd St S State St
Beardstown Grand Opera House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
121 State St
Park House
  • Sight
200 W 2nd St

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1832/03/00 Abraham Lincoln Work Abraham Lincoln helps to pilot the Talisman, a small steamboat up the river from Beardstown to the New Salem area and back. The work included clearing the river of obstructions and breaking up ice.
1832/04/00 Abraham Lincoln Military Abraham Lincoln volunteers for service in the Black Hawk War and marches from New Salem to Beardstown, where he was elected captain of his company. The approximate site is marked in Schmoldt Park.
1858/08/12 Abraham Lincoln Politics Republican candidate for the US Senate, Abraham Lincoln gives a speech from a platform in Beardstown town square, the site is marked by a plaque across from the courthouse. Lincoln Douglas 1858 Senatorial Campaign
1858/08/13 Stephen A Douglas Politics Stephen Douglas speaks as the Republican candidate for the US Senate from a platform in Beardstown town square, a site marked by a plaque across from the courthouse. Lincoln Douglas 1858 Senatorial Campaign

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