Lincoln's New Salem Village

S of Petersburg in New Salem State Park, Petersburg, Illinois

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Statue of Abe Lincoln

Located outside the entrance to Lincoln's New Salem.

Photo taken by Ruth Reynolds in June 2012

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 19, 1972
Reference number
72000464
Area of significance
Politics/Government
Levels of significance
National; State
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
District
Historic function
Village site
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1831; 1837; 1922
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 22
Non-contributing buildings: 1

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2013: New photo from Ruth Reynolds

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