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ILLINOIS - Menard County - Historic Districts

Lincoln's New Salem Village
(added 1972 - Menard County - #72000464)
S of Petersburg in New Salem State Park , Petersburg
(200 acres, 22 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Lincoln,Abraham
Significant Year: 1831, 1837, 1922
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Village Site
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Petersburg Historic District
(added 1976 - Menard County - #76000722)
IL 97 , Petersburg
(340 acres, 59 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

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