Abraham Lincoln in Illinois Photos

Abraham Lincoln moved to New Salem, IL in 1830 at the age of 21. There Lincoln worked as a store clerk while teaching himself law. He was elected to the Illinois legislature in 1834, moved to Springfield and opened a law office in 1836. In 1846 he went to Washington to sit in Congress. Lincoln is buried in Springfield. Illinois today bills itself as the Land of Lincoln.

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Second Berry Lincoln store where Abraham Lincoln taught himself law. New Salem, IL.Recreated log cabins of town where Lincoln's spent teen years. New Salem, IL.Miller-Kelso cabin & blacksmith shop. New Salem, IL.Cooper shop, the only original structure returned to site of Lincoln's youth. New Salem, IL.
Second Berry Lincoln store where Abraham Lincoln taught himself law. New Salem, IL. On National Register.Recreated log cabins of town (c1820s) where Lincoln's spent teen years. New Salem, IL.Miller-Kelso cabin & blacksmith shop. New Salem, IL.Cooper shop, the only original structure returned to site of Lincoln's youth. New Salem, IL.
Old State Capitol , where Lincoln served in legislature. Springfield, IL.Old State Capitol office once used by Ulysses S. Grant. Springfield, IL.Statue of Stephen Douglas, who debated Lincoln, in Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's law offices in firm of Lincoln-Herndon. Springfield, IL.
Old State Capitol (1837), where Lincoln served in legislature. Springfield, IL. On National Register.Old State Capitol office once used by Ulysses S. Grant. Springfield, IL.Statue of Stephen Douglas, who debated Lincoln, in Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's law offices in firm of Lincoln-Herndon. Springfield, IL.
Abraham Lincoln's desk in his law office. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's house. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's desk in Lincoln Home. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's house guest bed, originally Lincoln's own bed. Springfield, IL.
Abraham Lincoln's desk in his law office. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's house (1844) (on Eighth St.). Springfield, IL. On National Register.Abraham Lincoln's desk in Lincoln Home. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's house guest bed, originally Lincoln's own bed. Springfield, IL.
Eighth Street restored to Lincoln's time by National Park Service. Springfield, IL.Shutt House, neighbor of Abraham Lincoln. Springfield, IL.Great Western Railroad Depot where Lincoln made farewell speech before going to Washington to become President. Springfield, IL.Memorial obelisk & Civil War sculptures of Abraham Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.
Eighth Street restored to Lincoln's time by National Park Service. Springfield, IL.Shutt House, neighbor of Abraham Lincoln. Springfield, IL.Great Western Railroad Depot where Lincoln made farewell speech before going to Washington to become President. Springfield, IL.Memorial obelisk & Civil War sculptures of Abraham Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL. On National Register.
Civil War soldiers silhouetted on Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's Tombstone. Springfield, IL.Mourning badge for Abraham Lincoln at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Civil War soldiers silhouetted on Lincoln's Tomb. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's Tombstone (1808-65). Springfield, IL.Mourning badge for Abraham Lincoln at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.

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