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Lincoln Boyhood Home

Lincoln City, Indiana
County of Spencer.
On Indiana Route 345, near Gentryville
National Register Number: 66000012
Resource type: District.
The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: IN-9 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 19, 1960):
Abraham Lincoln's family lived in southern Indiana from 1816 to 1830, a period in which he grew to manhood and received his early instruction in reading the law. The traditional gravesite of Lincoln's mother and the site of the Lincoln cabin are here.

Condition:
The property is in good condition.

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