Postville Courthouse Historical Site         Broken link?

Constructed in 1840, the original building until 1848 was one of the courts in which Abraham Lincoln argued cases while traveling the historic Eighth Judicial Circuit. Long after being converted to residential use, the original courthouse was purchased by Henry Ford and in 1929 moved to his Dearborn, Michigan, Greenfield Village museum.

Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Saturday,
March-October: noon to 5:00 pm
November through February: noon to 4:00 pm.
Closed most state holidays. Reservations are suggested for groups of 25 or more.

Suggested donation: Adults $2, Children $1

Address: 9145 S. 5th Street
Lincoln, Illinois  62656
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(217) 732-8687 Wrong number?
Created 9/10/2013

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