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Virtual Field Trip Through Coles County for Lincoln and Grant Sites

On-Line Trivia Puzzle-- Historical Photos from Coles County Illinois with Imbedded Hotspot Links


*Also, you may Click Here to read the Dr. Charleston Coleman "Lincoln in County" online to help in your study.

Each photo has imbedded hotspots to lead you to other websites. Click the hotspots as you find them when scanning the photos. There will be questions to answer for each hotspot link.

Picture #1--This is a photo of the 1858 Coles County (Illinois) Courthouse and jail.  this structure was present during the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. Questions #-- 31 32 33  34  35  36  37  38  39  40 


Picture #2-- This is a very old photo of the Coles County Fairgrounds on the west side of Charleston.  This would be the side of a Lincoln-Douglas Debate in 1858. Questions #-- 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 


Picture #3-- This is a political cartoon depicting the Copperheads Political Group. Charleston was the scene of a riot during the Civil War.  It involved the Copperhead Radicals and a group of Union soldiers on leave in Charleston. The President would get involved in this event from the Executive Mansion. 

Questions #-- 11  12  13  14  15  16  18  19  20


Picture #4-- This is the Dr. Rutherford House in Oakland, Illinois.  Dr. Rutherford was an abolitionist, and helped protect slaves on a farm near his home.  The trial was the Matson Slave Trial.  Lincoln was the slave owner lawyer, and would lose this famous case.  Questions #-- 21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30     


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