Where's Mr. Lincoln? Interactive map shows his time spent in Southern Illinois

News-DemocratNovember 5, 2013 

Abraham Lincoln and his family lived in this Springfield house for 17 years.

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Click below on "explore the sites" to begin the three-decade journey with Abraham Lincoln through Southern Illinois. Our interactive map shows you the places Lincoln visited, from New Salem to the metro-east and points farther south. Follow the links within the map to read a local newspaper account of his Belleville visit, download a 16-page pamphlet on his connections with Gustave Koerner, see Lincoln legal papers and visit web sites devoted to the places he lived and made history.

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