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Lincoln’s Land: The History of Abraham Lincoln’s Coles County Farm

This informative and entertaining book was commissioned by Friends of the Abraham Lincoln Historical Farm. History Professor Kurt W. Peterson of North Park University in Chicago provides a thoughtful account of Abraham Lincoln’s farm background and his life story, providing insight on how his connection to the land profoundly affected his life and presidency. It includes a foreword by internationally recognized Lincoln scholar, Dr. Wayne C. Temple, and over 35 images, including many by famed Lincoln illustrator, Lloyd Ostendorf.

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