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Topic Sets to Study Abraham Lincoln His Life and Before the Civil War


Topic 14:  The Lincolns at New Salem & His Family Life

A Lincoln at Springfield Look-See #10

Derived from the NPS website for Lincoln at Springfield


       The noisy, crowded conditions in the Globe did not make a homelike environment, so the Lincolns moved and spent the winter in a rented three-room cottage at 214 South Fourth St. The next spring, Lincoln bought Rev. Dresser's home on the corner of Eighth and Jackson Streets for $1,200 cash and a small lot worth $300.

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