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1. Solon House, 503 S. State St., Champaign, Illinois Solon House, 503 S. State St., Champaign, Illinois Italianate; Cupola The Solon House is one of the finest examples of the Italianate style in Champaign-Urbana. It features a low-pitched hip roof with wide overhanging eaves and large brackets. The windows are arched, surmounted...

2. Bank of Illinois, looking west from Neil Street, Champaign, Illinois Bank of Illinois, looking west from Neil Street, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Banks 100 W. University Avenue, Champaign.

3. Printing Press, c. 1830 Printing Press, c. 1830 Abolition movement; Slaves; Newspapers; Abolition movement; Publishing industry; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; The noted abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy (1802-37) is believed to have owned this press, which is in the collection of the Chicago Historical Society.

4. The Railsplitter, Abraham Lincoln The Railsplitter, Abraham Lincoln Illinois; Presidents; Politics & Government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; White House; Oil on canvas The Railsplitter, oil on canvas, artist unknown, 1860. Chicago Historical Society collection.

5. The room where Lincoln died The room where Lincoln died Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Petersen House; Ford's Theater; The Petersen rooming house was across the street from Ford’s Theater. Lincoln was carried there after he was shot. He lived through the night and died early the next morning.

6. Presidential Box where Lincoln was shot, Ford's Theater Presidential Box where Lincoln was shot, Ford's Theater Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Theatrical productions; Assassinations; Civil War; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; The Presidential Box at Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. looks much the same today as it did on the night of April 14, 1865, when John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln.
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