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Address: Best Western Lincoln Inn, 1750 5th St, Lincoln, IL
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This is a fun site to see, especially if you like to see Abe Lincoln themed places. It's a fun photo opportunity!

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Robert D
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Mount Pulaski
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are in town it's worth a stop. There isn't much to do except look at the wagon. They did have a historical plaque.

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Thank Tammy S
Northlake, Illinois
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55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought a book called Illinois Curiosities about roadside oddities and offbeat stuff. This was mentioned in the book. Since it was a nice day for a ride we drove out to see it. Was a little bit hard to find and nothing more than a display sitting out on the corner of a parking lot but that's why I... More 

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Mount Pulaski
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a fun site to see, especially if you like to see Abe Lincoln themed places. It's a fun photo opportunity!

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Thank Robert D
Mummy ohio
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is So Cool! It's HUGE! Was a delight to see! My adult daughter was shorter than wagon wheel, Yes it's that BIG! Seriously not far from interstate, take an Adventure! Journey here & to the phone booth on top of a building that was operating in the war time too! :)

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Thank CrazyHorse777
Ballwin, Missouri
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680 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a gigantic covered wagon with a giant figure of Abe Lincoln sitting in the driver's seat. It is located in front of the Best Western Motel just off Bus. I-55 and is not very far from the main I-55. There is a sign explaining who commissioned it and when and where it has been during it's life. We... More 

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Thank John E
Davenport, Iowa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

this is a halfway meeting place from my boss and I! My 2 year old came a long and this was a great place to stretch it out before the drive home. This thing is huge.

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Thank Laura M
Blaine, Minnesota, USA
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186 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were nearby and needed to stretch our legs, this was a great place. It's fun to see people who take pride in the area they live. I wouldn't drive a distance out of the way to visit, but if you're within a few miles, you should stop.

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Thank PhilnKathy
North Dakota
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A fun photo opportunity to take a photo or gaze at what is the largest covered wagon in the world. It is a very quick detour off the Interstate and is in the combined parking lot of the local American Legion and the Best Western. There are a few benches donated by the local authorities and a plaque with some... More 

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Houston, Texas
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111 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Recognized by the Guiness Book of World Records as the "World's Largest Covered Wagon" and rated as top roadside attraction by Readers Digest, the Railsplitter and Abe Lincoln welcome visitors to city named after him. Donated by well-know Lincoln philanthropist Larry Van Bibber, this is easy on/off and in front of the Best Western: 1750 5th St., Lincoln, IL.

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Kingfisher, Oklahoma
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106 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

It was pretty awesome to see if you are in Lincoln, I don't know that I would go out of my way to see it,but at least I can say I was there! !

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