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OLD  LINCOLN  CHRISTIAN  CHURCH  WAS  SITE  OF  LOGAN  COUNTY  SEAT (1857-1858)

The plaque testifies that in 1857 and 1858, after a fire destroyed the Logan County Courthouse, court was held at the church and that Abraham Lincoln heard cases in the church. The plaque will now be placed on display in the church.
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Photo by  Nila Smith        (click on image for larger version)

 

Note:  Geoff Ladd, former Logan County Tourism Director & currently volunteer Director of the Mill on Route 66 Committee, has been spearheading the Mill renovation for several years.

         
Presidents of the United States are featured in the February window of the Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society, 114 N. Chicago St. 

Pictures, commemorative plates, and books are displayed in addition to a heart.

Plates featuring Abraham Lincoln are available for purchase.
 
18 Jan., 2017 LDN:  Logan County Historical Society begins new year with a little fun: sharing oldest family photos and/or
family history - some of connections to Abraham Lincoln
 
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Lincoln Daily News Photo Album: 
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Lincoln Quilt pieced by rural Lincoln resident Stacie Wachtel will be on display HERE throughout January. 


Wachtel, a wholesale fabric representative for Wilmington Prints, viewed this snowy rural America anywhere fabric designed by John Sloane, an oil artist, and was inspired to piece together the quilt, adding the Lincoln signage to the Depot.


The quilting was done by Lori Elliott of the Make It So Shoppe in Lincoln.


5 Jan., 2017 LDN: 
This "Lincoln" quilt pieced by rural Lincoln resident Stacie Wachtel will be on display at the Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society throughout January.