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Lincoln to the Citizens of Indiana

Location: 402 W. Washington Street at Missouri Street, Indianapolis. (Marion County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Historical Society, February 11, 1961

ID# : 49.1961.2


" is your business...if the Union of these States, and the liberties of this people, shall be lost....It is your business to rise up and preserve the Union...." From speech by President-elect Abraham Lincoln at intersection of Washington and Missouri Streets, Indianapolis, February 11, 1861.


Read the full speech from the Indianapolis Daily Journal, February 12, 1861.


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