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illinois-lincoln-sites: The William Fithian home, now Vermilion County Museum, Danville, Illinois, where Abraham Lincoln stayed and the balcony where he gave an informal speech. In 1858, Lincoln gave a speech from the balcony of the then Fithian home while he was campaigning for the U. S. Senate. The balcony, the window Lincoln stepped out and the bedroom Lincoln used on his visits remain as they were in 1858.