The Challenges - 2021 Looking for Lincoln Scavenger Hunt

Once you have taken all your selfies and found the answers to all the questions, make sure to click this page to submit your challenges.  

Challenge 1:  The Ottawa Visitors Center Looking for Lincoln
Photo: Pick up a free cut-out miniature Lincoln and snap a selfie.

Challenge 2:  Ottawa's Looking for Lincoln Wayfinding Signs
Question: Where was Lincoln carried off to following the Great Debate?

Challenge 3:  Ottawa's 'The Day of the Great Debate' Mural
Photo: Take a selfie with this larger than life Lincoln Mural.

Challenge 4:  Starved Rock State Park's Lincoln Plaque
Photo: Join the time-tested tradition of rubbing Lincoln's nose for good luck, snap a selfie!  

Challenge 5:  Starved Rock Lodge's Lincoln Woodcarving and Souvenir Penny Smasher
Photo: Snap a selfie with a freshly smashed souvenir penny or the Lodge's Lincoln carving.

Challenge 6:  The LaSalle County Historical Museum's Lincoln Carriage
Question: Who owned the carriage that transported Lincoln to the debate site?

Challenge 7:  Lock 14's Canal Silhouettes
Photo: Capture a selfie with the iconic I&M Canal cut-out silhouettes.

Challenge 8:  I&M Canal Boat Tour
Photo: Take a selfie on, or near, the replica canal boat in LaSalle.

Challenge 9:  Lock 16 Cafe and Visitors Center's Exhibit Panel
Question: What is the 4th word in the Lincoln quote in the exhibit panel?

Challenge 10:  Peru Mall's Pop-up Lincoln Display
Photo: Take a photo at this pop-up display, located inside the Peru Mall.

Challenge 11:  Pontiac's Historic Strevell House
Photo: Take a selfie at this historic home, where Lincoln spent the night.

Challenge 12:  Pontiac's Lincoln Statue
Photo: Take a picture with this statue of Lincoln as a young lawyer.

Challenge 13:  Pontiac's Presbyterian Church
Question: What group did Lincoln give a speech to about "The Wheel and Axle"?

Challenge 14:  The Looking for Lincoln Storyboard Funeral Train
Question: What time did Lincoln's funeral train pass through Pontiac?

Challenge 15:  Looking for Lincoln Storyboard Riverbank Debate
Question: Who did Lincoln debate on the bank of the Vermillion River?


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