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Postcard, depicting Lincoln Home
Postcard, depicting Lincoln Home
Resource Typeimage
TitlePostcard, depicting Lincoln Home
Coverage / Year1926 to 1952; International/Modern
DescriptionBlack and white photo postcard showing white-painted Lincoln Home with black shutters. Large flagpole on corner, two plaques on either side of gate. One corner are a fire hydrant, mailbox, and sign saying "Lincoln Home". In background, two smokestacks can be seen. On front steps is house number "430", and a black mailbox is seen on the door frame. L 5 1/2" x W 3 1/2".
InterpretationThis postcard documents the house color, neighboring lots, and items used to make the house easy to find for visitors.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorL.L. Cook Co.
SourceDonated by David Kapsos, McFarland, WI
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Post; Postcard; Mail; Home
Collection PublisherLincoln Home National Historic Site
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource IdentifierLIHO 9395
CONTENTdm file name39044141262003_9395.jpg
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