This 1,000-Acre Park In Illinois Has The Most Fascinating History
With so many parks in the Land of Lincoln, it can be difficult to decide which one to visit next. If you love a little bit of history with your nature, there’s a historic park near Marshall, Illinois that will please your Illinoisan heart.
This one is all about our roots. From Abraham Lincoln to the Native Americans, this state park has been familiar to them all. Check it out:
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Address: 16985 East 1350th Road, Marshall, IL, 62441
For more details about the Lincoln Trail State Park, check out its page on the Illinois Department of Natural Resouces website here. If you’ve ever been to this historic park, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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