Abraham Lincoln's Depositorie - Springfield IL
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N 39° 49.431 W 089° 39.344
16S E 272711 N 4411581
Quick Description: Abraham Lincoln's Depositorie - Springfield IL
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/8/2022 6:51:15 AM
Waymark Code: WM16561
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Long Description:
Abraham Lincoln's Depositorie is in Springfield IL. This was the temporary receiving vault for President Lincoln and one of his sons. If your visit Springfield you need to stop here.

"The remains of President Lincoln and his son Willie were placed in the receiving vault from May 4 through December 21, 1865. From December 21, 1865 through September 19, 1871, the remains of the President and two of his sons, Eddie and Willie, were moved into a temporary above-ground tomb constructed on the northeast side of the hill where the current tomb now stands. Tad Lincoln, the President’s youngest son, died on July 15, 1871. His remains were the first to be interred in today’s Tomb, followed by those of his father and his two brothers on September 19, 1871. ... (visit link) Source (visit link)
Year: 1865

Cemetery Address:
1500 Monument Avenue Cemetery, W Oak Ridge St, Springfield, IL 62702

Link to Church or Cemetery: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Include at least one photo of the lychgate or Depositoire taken by yourself. A short description of, or comment on, your visit is required, as well.
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