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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

recounts Abraham Lincoln's growth from boyhood to manhood in the newly formed state of Indiana on the western frontier. Learn about his family's move there, his mother's death (when he was 9), his education, his various jobs, frontier life, and the books, people, and experiences that influenced him. (Multiple Agencies)

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Interesting Fact:

Thomas Lincoln's son, Abraham Lincoln, spent 14 formative years of his life, from the ages of 7 to 21, on a farm in Indiana. He and his family moved to Indiana in 1816 and stayed until 1830 at which time they moved to Illinois. During this period, Lincoln grew physically and intellectually into a man.
Reconstructed pioneer log cabin: The Lincoln Living Historical Farm does not retain any of the original structures from Abraham Lincoln's time. This cabin was built in an attempt to depict a typical

Presidential cabin


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