Interested in all things Lincoln? The city of Ottawa, Illinois’ webpage houses a pdf entitled The OttawaLincoln Knew. This file pulls most of its information from Aletia Tisler’s book, “Lincoln was Here,” using only facts and anecdotes pertinent to the town of Ottawa. Although the section focuses mainly upon the Lincoln-Douglas debate that took place there in 1858, it also showcases Lincoln’s first meeting with Douglas in the courtroom. At the bottom of the file, the site includes a map of modern day Illinois with location markers that specify places made famous by Lincoln’s presence. This site would be especially helpful for someone trying to create a unique family vacation seeped in history.