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Come, step back into the 1830s! Visit the past!  Explore the world of young Abraham Lincoln!

Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site is a reconstructed 1830s village, dedicated to the early life of the Railsplitter President.



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Hammer In 2017 ....

SAVE THE DATE - More info will be published when available. 35th Annual New Salem Hammer-In Blacksmithing D ....

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SUMMER FROLIC and Worldwide Knit in Public Day

SUMMER FROLIC and Worl ....

Summer Frolic is always a popular event at Lincoln's New Salem. Again this year the site will team up wit ....

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The Glorious 4th of Ju ....

Lincoln's New Salem will be OPEN on Monday, July 4, 2017. Plan to come out and spend Independence Day in the ....

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Lincoln’s Birthday and Nancy Hanks

Lincoln’s Birthday and Nancy ....

In honor of Lincoln’s Birthday, I thought it would be a good time to refl ....

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CANDLELIGHT  More than a simple flame

CANDLELIGHT More than a simpl ....

The most popular event on the calendar at Lincoln's New Salem State Histori ....

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“My Heart’s Home”   Edgar Lee Masters and the Sangamon Country

“My Heart’s Home” Edga ....

The New Salem Lincoln League is proud to sponsor Theatre in the Park!  Thi ....

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Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site is a reconstruction of the village that was Lincoln's home as young man and a place to explore life in early 19th Century America.

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