Historic Map - Lincoln, IL - 1869

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View of Lincoln, Logan County, I.L., 1869 / drawn & published by A. Ruger.

This panoramic print of Lincoln, Illinois was drawn by Albert Ruger and published by Merchant’s Lithographing Co. in 1869. Lincoln, located in the center of Illinois, was established in 1853 as an agricultural stop along the newly built Illinois Central Railroad.

Lincoln was named after lawyer and town councilman Abraham Lincoln, who at the time was a promoter and lawyer for the railroad company. Lincoln College was founded in 1865 in Lincoln as a four-year liberal arts institution.

The map includes labeled streets, buildings and railroad route. It features inset illustrations of Lincoln College and the Court House.

Features references to the following locations:

  1. Court House.
  2. County Jail.
  3. College.
  4. 1st Ward School.
  5. 2nd Ward School.
  6. 3rd Ward School.
  7. Railroad Depot.
  8. Congregational Church.
  9. German Catholic Church.
  10. Christian Church.
  11. Lutheran Church.
  12. Methodist Church.
  13. Old School Presbyterian Church.
  14. Baptist Church.
  15. Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
  16. Roman Catholic Church.
  17. Universalist Church.


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Premium fine art paper that provides accurate color reproduction with high-contrast, high-resolution print output and maximum image permanence. A high-quality print ready for framing.

  • Museum quality paper for high-quality fine art.
  • Ultra smooth, neutral white matte finish.
  • Heavy-weight 230 gsm, 9.5 mil thickness.
  • Printed with pigment inks for longer print life and enhanced fade resistance.
  • Pigment based Canon LUCIA inks provide smooth tones and rich colors in fine, precise detail.
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