Looking for Lincoln Wayside Exhibit
Located in the Macomb Square on the very Courthouse lawn in which he spoke, the Looking For Lincoln Wayside Exhibit tells the story of then senate candidate Abraham Lincoln’s stays in Macomb. The story is one that illustrates a momentous discussion Lincoln had with Joseph Medill and James Magie at The Randolph House, and the significance it had on Lincoln‘s impending political career and his future in becoming President of the United States. Unforgettable Forgottonia and allows visitors to walk in the actual footsteps of “Honest Abe” famed “Rail Splitter.”
The Wayside Exhibit is just one of the stops on Macomb‘s 10 site Looking For Lincoln Self-Guided Tour attraction which tells the stories of Abraham Lincoln‘s connection to our community and his historic visits to the McDonough County’s Unforgettable Forgottonia. The tour allows visitors to walk in the actual footsteps of “Honest Abe” the famed “Rail Splitter” himself and is designated as an Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.
Just one more thing that makes Forgottonia so Unforgettable.