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"There I Grew Up..."  A. Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln spent fourteen years of his life and grew from youth into manhood (1816-1830) on this southern Indiana soil.  Many of the character traits and moral values that made Abraham one of the world's most respected leaders were formed and nurtured here. 

Did You Know?

Boyscouts

One of the biggest events took place in May 1959, when the Spencer & Indiana Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commissions and the Indiana Lincoln Foundation sponsored a statewide Boy Scout campout at the Lincoln State Park. One of the activities included a parade that passed the Nancy Hanks Memorial.