Looking for Lincoln Storyboards

Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette

Ten storyboards depicting Abraham Lincoln’s early years as a legislator are installed around Vandalia. Find out about his early romance with Mary Owens, his first protest against slavery and many other little-known historical facts.

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Ramsey Lake Rd. Ramsey IL 62471 Fayette 0 mi

The park has over 1900 acres and offers hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding trails, snowmobile trails, walking trail, camping, picnicking and more. There are shelters and a cabin for rent. A small concession business is located in the park. A 13-mile horse trail are located at the north end alongside a campground for horses.

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612 W. Gallatin St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.06 mi
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120 S. 6th St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.08 mi
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321 S. Seventh St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.1 mi

Items on display are from the Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm along with flags from 45 countries. Also here is a rare signed copy of Adolph Hitler’s Mein Kampf. Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – noon or by appointment.

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524 W. Gallatin St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.13 mi
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504 W. Gallatin St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.14 mi
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106 S. Fifth St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette County 0.16 mi

The National Road is called the “road that built the nation” because it was the first highway in American history. Today the National Road in Illinois covers 164 miles, from Marshall and the Wabash Valley, to East St. Louis and the Mississipi River.

422 West Gallatin Street, Vandalia, Fayette, IL, USA 0.18 mi
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131 N. Fifth St. Vandalia IL 62247 Fayette 0.2 mi
410 W. Gallatin St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.21 mi
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401 Gallatin St., Vandalia, IL. Fayette County 0.21 mi
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About 13 miles Southeast of Vandalia, IL. Fayette County 0.28 mi

Spread throughout this area located about 13 miles southeast of Vandalia, are a variety of businesses run by Mennonite families. A country store, several repair shops and other services, greenhouses, produce and baked goods sellers and even a blacksmith can be found here. For a brochure and map, call 618-283-2728.

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315 W. Gallatin St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.29 mi

The oldest Illinois State Capitol building is Federal-style architecture. At the top of the staircase are the Senate and House of Representatives where Abraham Lincoln began his political career.

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110 S 3rd St, Vandalia, Fayette County, IL 62471, United States 0.31 mi
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621 St. Clair St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.31 mi

The house is filled with china, furniture, engravings and books belonging to settlers during the time Abraham Lincoln attended the legislature (1834-1839). Tours by appointment.

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116 S. Kennedy Boulevard, Vandalia, Fayette County, IL 62471, United States 0.33 mi
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1110 S. Eighth St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.49 mi
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Rogier Park Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.77 mi

On a large natural stone in the Park, you can see the trail reported to have been used by Abraham Lincoln and others as they traveled between Vandalia and Springfield, IL in the early 1800s. The Lincoln Trail is on the National Registry of Historic Places.

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710 W. Orchard St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.85 mi
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1227 N. 4th St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 0.89 mi
1433 N. 5th Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.02 mi
431 W. Gallatin St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.03 mi
1920 Kennedy Blvd. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.05 mi

Americas Best Value Inn – Vandalia has 85 rooms. Amenities include free limited hot breakfast, WiFi, in-room coffee and more. Pets are welcomed. Truck parking is available.

720 Gochenour St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.12 mi
1500 N. 6th St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.2 mi
301 W. Main St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.2 mi

The gallery uses exhibit space in the Fayette County Museum. Special exhibits are scheduled all year.

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402 W. Gallatin St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.2 mi
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1408 North 5th St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.2 mi
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1505 Veterans Ave. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.26 mi
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1401 Veterans Ave. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.38 mi
704 Janette Dr. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.4 mi
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1408 N. Fifth St. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.43 mi

This impressive, black granite piece located on the grounds of Vandalia’s Tourist Information Center is a tribute to prairie farmers.

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106 S. Fifth St. Vandalia IL Fayette 1.43 mi

Learn the history of travel and transportation in the early days of our country through interactive maps, exhibits and films. You’ll see how the National Road was an important factor in the westward expansion. The Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

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2505 Veterans Ave. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.69 mi
2707 Veterans Ave. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.69 mi
21 Mattes Ave. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.78 mi
7 Mattes Ave. Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 1.82 mi
Rt. 185 Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 3.85 mi

Camping, fishing, nature walks, swimming, boating, beach, bathhouse and picnic area.

Rt. 185 Vandalia IL 62471 Fayette 3.85 mi
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2311 N. 1450 Street, Brownstown, Fayette County, IL, United States 6.15 mi

Alpine style home with guest rooms that reflect the innkeepers heritage –Vernon’s is agriculture and Judy’s is railroading. The rural setting offers a pleasant change from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

510 S West St, Olney, Richland, IL, USA 6.56 mi

We offer a variety of sandwiches, meals, and daily specials. Call ahead for quick carry out.

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R.R. 2 Brownstown IL 62418 Fayette 7.99 mi

The 3-D Archery Range is a mile-long trek through the woods. The full-service Archery Pro Shop offers a complete line of bowhunting and target archery equipment.

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Brownstown, IL 8.21 mi
1341 E. 1650 Ave. Brownstown IL 62418 Fayette 8.41 mi
1276 Matt's Ln. Mulberry Grove IL 62262 Bond 8.79 mi
25 E. 1675 Ave. Mulberry Grove IL 62262 Fayette 9.43 mi
1109 Mulberry Grove Rd. Mulberry Grove IL 62262 Bond 10.37 mi
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R.R. 1, Box 221 Ramsey IL 62080 Fayette 12.06 mi
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21347 Illinois 185, Fillmore, IL, United States 12.37 mi

Indian Springs Golf Course is an 18-hole championship course located in Fillmore, Illinois on Route 185. Nestled in beautifully landscaped terrain. Indian Springs is conveniently located 45 minutes east of the St. Louis metro area and 40 minutes south of Springfield. We are located just 6 minutes off interstate 70 from the Mulberry Grove exit.

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811 E. Third St. Smithboro IL 62284 Bond 13.33 mi
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