The 'walking' young Abe Lincoln in Illinois on the Lincoln Heritage
Trail. In new Salem, young Abe was a student, store keeper, surveyor,
soldier, riverman, legislator and postmaster.
Lincoln is walking, reading and carrying books, with a tree and
log cabin in background.
is one of three original 'walking' Lincoln's which were used to
illustrate young Abe Lincoln coming from Kentucky to Indiana to
Illinois. Researched by Dr. Wayne Temple.
of these three original 'walking' Lincoln's were placed on a limited
issue of Lincoln post cards.
in Illinois, "Here I have lived...and have passed from
a young to an old man."