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Cabin Site

Creator:
Yearby Studios
Location:
Indiana, Rockport
Origin Date:
1940-1950
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.1928
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Cartoons, Broadsides & Ephemera

Description

This postcard features the bronze reproduction of the log sills and fireplace on the site of the Lincoln log cabin in Nancy Hanks Lincoln State Memorial Park near Lincoln City, Indiana. The Lincoln family moved from Kentucky to southern Indiana in 1816 when Abraham was seven years old. His mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln, died here two years later. The postcard reverse is divided with the caption and narrative text printed on the left side. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum