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Abraham Lincoln - Troy, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 47.211 W 095° 05.322
15S E 321148 N 4406186
Quick Description: Lincoln's only trip to Kansas.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/4/2015 3:30:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMNF74
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Four For All
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Long Description:

County of Memorial: Doniphan County
Location of Memorial: E. Walnut St., across from courthouse, Troy
Memorial Erected by: the Troy and Community Garden Club and the Doniphan County Historical Society.
Date Memorial Erected: 2002

Marker Text:

ABRAHAM LINCOLN
On his only visit to Kansas, he spoke in Troy, December 1, 1859, at the Court House located about 100 feet west of this site. It was reported that the Troy speech was a trail run of his Cooper Union speech in New York which propelled him to the Republican Presidential nomination in 1860.

Marker Name: Abraham Lincoln

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
On his only visit to Kansas, he spoke in Troy, December 1, 1859, at the Court House located about 100 feet west of this site. It was reported that the Troy speech was a trail run of his Cooper Union speech in New York which propelled him to the Republican Presidential nomination in 1860


Marker Location: Doniphan

Year Marker Placed: 1/1/2002

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker Web Address: [Web Link]

Official Marker Number: Not listed

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