5 Places Abraham Lincoln Lived In Illinois That Might Surprise You
Though our nation’s 16th President was born in Kentucky and spent some time in Indiana, he grew up in Illinois, where he lived most of his life. Some of his houses are long gone, but other Abraham Lincoln homes in Illinois are landmarks today, and you may be surprised to find where they are located. Scroll on for more details.
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An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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