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From Humble Beginnings: Lincoln's Illinois 1830-1861 - ISM Dickson Mounds Museum

  From Humble Beginnings: Lincoln's Illinois 1830-1861   

From Humble Beginnings: Lincoln's Illinois 1830-1861

To commemorate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth the Illinois State Museum presents a captivating perspective of the Illinois Lincoln called home through objects and stories of the people who lived here. Featured in this exhibition are historical maps, household furnishings, agricultural tools, firearms, archaeological artifacts, and audio presentations of pioneers' letters. Together, these demonstrate the dynamic changes that helped transform Illinois from a frontier region to a powerful state.



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