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Bryon C. Andreasen,Guy C. Fraker's Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Lincoln's Springfield PDF

By Bryon C. Andreasen,Guy C. Fraker

Presenting fifty Abraham Lincoln stories—some popular and loved, a few clean and unexpected—Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Lincoln’s Springfield is a gently researched, richly illustrated consultant to the Springfield, Illinois, destinations at the trying to find Lincoln tale path. Created by means of the searching for Lincoln historical past Coalition, this path comprises greater than 2 hundred illustrated storyboards published at websites of importance to Lincoln’s existence and occupation throughout fifty-two groups in Illinois. The storyboards attach Lincoln-related stories to the geographical destinations the place they happened, giving viewers, and now readers, a travel of the social and cultural panorama of Lincoln’s nineteenth-century global whereas revealing the very human Lincoln identified through buddies and associates.

This e-book celebrates the path as a wealthy ancient source, that includes the unique storyboards produced for Springfield and together with twelve extra tales and greater than one hundred fifty illustrations. enticing tales within the ebook convey Lincoln’s Springfield to existence: Lincoln created controversy together with his Temperance tackle, which he added in a church on Fourth highway in February 1842. He unexpectedly married Mary Todd in her sister’s domestic at the fringe of Springfield later that yr. The Lincolns’ sons used to harness canine and cats to small wagons and force them round the airborne dirt and dust streets of city. while Lincoln visited his dentist, he utilized his personal chloroform, as the perform of analgesia used to be now not but universal. He reportedly performed the ball online game Fives in a downtown alley whereas awaiting information of his presidential nomination. And boxing heavyweight champion John C. Heenan visited the presidential candidate in October 1860. via texts, old images and photographs, and maps, together with one keyed to the tale destinations in downtown Springfield, readers of this interesting quantity are invited to visualize social and cultural landscapes which have been misplaced in time.

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