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Unknown small flyer showing map of Lincoln shrines along Lincoln National Memorial Highway

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08880.127 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Ephemera Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 p. ; 10.2 x 19 cm.

Background Information:

People: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: PresidentMonument

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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