Lincoln and New Salem

by Old Salem Lincoln League (Petersburg, Ill.) in [Petersburg?

Written in English
Published: Pages: 111 Downloads: 365
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Subjects:

  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865,
  • New Salem (Menard County, Ill.)

Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and published by the Old Salem Lincoln League (Incorporated) Petersburg, Illinois ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE457.35 .O44
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. incl. front. (port.) illus. (incl. ports., maps, facsims.)
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20799040M
LC Control Number30001658
OCLC/WorldCa32525219

David Hedrick, site manager of New Salem, said the statue of "Lincoln the Surveyor" will forever be a testament to the transformation of Lincoln from an unskilled laborer to a surveyor, a lawyer, a statesman and eventually president of the United States - a transformation that, for a large part, took place in the village of New Salem. Lincoln received little schooling during his childhood, but, as a teenager, he borrowed and read every book he could find. Lincoln moved with his father to Illinois, and in he moved to New Salem where he worked at a number of jobs. In New Salem he made many friends, studied mathematics and literature, and joined a debating society. New Salem intersection-- Second Lincoln-Berry Store back right Lincoln was always very honest, just as legend says. He did not exaggerate the truth or make a customer want to buy something unnecessary. He always made sure to tell customers that they would regret the whiskey or tobacco that they were thinking of buying. The New Salem period of Lincoln’s life has been difficult to treat with certainty, because the evidence is largely traditional in character. To exclude this type of evidence would make the story bare and incomplete. But by use of additional sources hitherto overlooked or unknown we have been able to use it with more discrimination, and to.

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Abe Lincoln and the Frontier Folk of New Salem. Thomas P. Reep. Lincoln took liquor lived logs Main Street McNamar Mentor Graham mill mother Nancy Nancy Armstrong Nancy Green Offut store Old Salem Lincoln Petersburg postmaster purchase Radford Reavis replied Rutledge family Salem Lincoln League Samuel Hill Abe Lincoln and the Frontier. An invented character, the poet Cage Weatherby, serves as a sort of Nick Carraway to a rising and rather slippery Lincoln during his early days in New Salem and : Thomas Mallon. Rawlins’ quest to share an accurate depiction of a young Abe Lincoln took him to New Salem and the surrounding area. During decades of research, he pored over more than written sources, including countless letters, interviews with first-party individuals and other first-party eyewitness : General Posting.

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Thomas tells the story of the village where Abraham Lincoln lived from to His three-part examination of the village often referred to as Lincoln’s "Alma Mater" features the founding and early history of New Salem, Lincoln’s impact on the village and its effect on him, and the story of the Lincoln legend and the reconstruction of the by: 7.

Lincoln's New Salem. NPS Photo. InAbraham Lincoln was a young man of 22 when he and a couple of companions floated down the Sangamon River in a flatboat on their way to New Orleans.

In mid-April, he neared New Salem, Illinois, a small village founded two years earlier by James Rutledge and John M. Camron. Young Lincoln, who could hardly read or write his name when he arrived in New Salem, now wanted to become a lawyer someday. And what a journey that was.

But as fate would have it, the loss of his mother as a young child, the loss of his sister, the loss of his friends /5(4). The first part of the book is a general history of New Salem and information on its settlers.

The second part is a history of Lincoln's life while he lived there, and the third part is about the village site's later history and eventually becoming a This is a short and somewhat older history book/5.

How to Contact Lincoln's New Salem Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site History Lane Petersburg, Illinois Fax: Email: [email protected] Orientation Video Online Visitors to Lincoln's New Salem see an orientation film about New Salem and Abraham Lincoln in our Visitors Center, and now you can.

Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site, Petersburg, IL. K likes. Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site, about 2 miles South of Petersburg and about 20 miles Northwest of Springfield, is a /5().

Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site is a reconstruction of the former village of New Salem in Menard County, Illinois, where Abraham Lincoln lived from to While in his twenties, the future U.S.

President made his living in this village as a boatman, soldier in the Black Hawk War, general store owner, postmaster, surveyor, and rail splitter, and Lincoln and New Salem book first elected to the Illinois County: Menard.

Step back in years and see Lincoln's New Salem the way it looked when Abraham Lincoln was a young adult. Old Salem Lincoln League, - New Salem (Menard County, Ill.) - pages 0 Reviews A biography of the life of Abraham Lincoln () when he lived in New Salem, Menard County, Illinois & a history of New Salem & the people who settled there during this time.

Young Lincoln of New Salem book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Long before politics beckoned, he spent six years of his 5/5. Horgan is a novelist, short story writer and historian and this book, which cover's the future president's life from age 21 to 28 which he spent in New Salem, IL, was commissioned by the "Saturday Evening Post" in honour of the centennial of Lincoln's first inauguration.

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Get this from a library. Lincoln and New Salem. [Old Salem Lincoln League (Petersburg, Ill.); Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress)]. This is the story of young Lincoln during those crucial years from the ages of 22 to 28, what he would learn from love and heartbreak, and how it would both haunt and inspire him all the rest of his life.

From the Author of A Return to Meadow Wood comes a new inspirational : Yorkshire Publishing. The book is divided into eight parts, with sections on New Salem’s founding, its residents, neighbors, its decline, and reconstruction. The final chapter brings the history to the present day.

Di Cola devotes 26 pages to the seven years () that Lincoln spent at New Salem, recounting his activities by : Evelyn Taylor. "Out of the wilderness" A folk festival of the New Salem years of Lincoln / 1 print on board (poster): silkscreen, color.

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04 - New Salem Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 1) by John Hay ( - ) Read by Pamela Krantz Copyright: CC. Both the book and the audio are in the pu. Book/Printed Material Abraham Lincoln. Miss Ann Rutledge. New Salem. Pioneering, and the poem. Lincoln Statue at New Salem As you approach the Visitor Center at New Salem State Park you will see this famous Avard Fairbanks statue.

It depicts Abraham Lincoln symbolically laying down his axe and picking up his law books because Lincoln began a serious study.

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From the Author of A Return to Meadow Wood comes a new inspirational book. Scenes were shown of Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site, a reconstruction of the village where Abraham Lincoln spent his early adulthood. This was part of an eight-day President Abraham. Lincoln's story becomes interesting when Tripp discusses real people.

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Seward, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase, his daughter Author: Gore Vidal. A monograph, first published in by the Abraham Lincoln Association, is here revised in light of further research in the intervening years, and proves to be a pleasant consideration of the small pioneer town, the community around it and the six years young Lincoln spent there.

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In exchange for receiving the book, I. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for New Salem: A History of Lincoln's Alma Mater by Joseph M. Di Cola (, Paperback) at the best online prices at .The remainder of the voyage was uneventful. At New Orleans cargo and boat were sold, and the crew returned by steamboat to St.

Louis. From there Lincoln walked to New Salem, while Offut stayed behind to purchase a stock of goods. Lincoln reached New Salem in late July, Shortly after his arrival, on August 1, an election was held.CITIZEN OF NEW SALEM BY PAUL HORGAN. PUBLISHED BY FARRAR, STRAUS AND CUDAHY.

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