Lincoln-Douglas Square


The final debate of Stephen A. Douglas and Abraham Lincoln took place in front of Alton's city hall at the corner of Broadway and Market Streets. The senatorial debate drew national attention along with more than 6,000 visitors. Life-like statues of the two statesmen keep the famous series of debates in 1858 frozen forever in time.


Broadway & Landmarks Blvd.
Alton, IL 62002


38.89010000, -90.18587000
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(800) 258-6645

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