Walk With Lincoln and Civil War Legacy Tour
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Imagine walking in a young Abraham Lincoln’s footsteps in the historic riverfront community of Alton, IL. See how Lincoln left his mark on the community as a lawyer, debater and even a duelist! Enjoy the stories of Lincoln’s life before he became the 16th president!
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- Alton Prison
- Godfrey, Gilman & Company Warehouse
- Small Pox Island
- Elijah Parrish Lovejoy
- Franklin House
In 1840, Lincoln delivered a speech here for Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. In 1844, Lincoln helped Simeon Ryder, the owner of this building and a former sea captain, collect an old debt.
The Ryder Building is now a historic building and is home to My Just Desserts.
- Simeon Ryder