Boyden House

404 W. Illinois Street


Abraham Lincoln stayed overnight as a guest in the house of Ezekiel Boyden, a two-time mayor of Urbana, on September 24, 1858. Boyden owned a successful plow and wagon factory in Urbana on Main Street. The house, built around 1850, was located at 303 W. Elm Street when Lincoln visited.

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