Looking For Lincoln Self-Guided Tour

Stickle Half-Way House Lincoln #3

Through the Looking For Lincoln offices in Springfield, IL and the U.S. National Parks Service, Macomb celebrates it’s designation as an Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area by way of it’s Looking For Lincoln Self-Guided Tour. This unique attraction allows users to experience 11 significant sites throughout Macomb and McDonough County directly related and pertaining to Abraham Lincoln…

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Living Lincoln Topiary Monument

Abe with Macomb's Living Lincoln Topiary Monument

The Living Lincoln Topiary Monument is a 15 feet high and 8 feet wide bust of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. It’s mixed media construction of durable cast stone and steel features a unique topiary aspect in which the 16th president’s beard consist of real living flowering plants and greenery, making it the only sculpture of…

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Wyatt Earp Birthplace Museum

Long before Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp, became famous for the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, AZ, he started life in Forgottonia. Earp was born in 1848 in the front bedroom of a modest home on 3rd Street in Monmouth, IL. Just a short trip up Rt. 67 from Macomb, The Wyatt Earp Birthplace…

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Barn Quilts Trail

A Barn Quilt is a large, hand-painted wooden block typically displayed on the front or side of a barn. McDonough County is dotted with dozens of these unique and charming examples of modern folk art and you can follow your own quilt trail throughout Forgottonia. You might also find interest in McDonough County’s Historic Barns.

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