Large group of Lincoln Berry objects and ephemera. Abraham Lincoln and William Berry founded two Lincoln-Berry General Stores in New Salem, IL. Lincoln would visit and clerk elections that were held at the home of William Berry. This lot includes several objects from the home including: several framed photographs and prints, Book, Citizen of New Salem by Paul Horgan, framed cast iron farm machinery relic found at the Berry Family home site, small pen holder made from a brick from the Berry Family home, pen holder made with bricks from the Homestead of John Berry, picture Guide Book of New Salem State Park, pen holder with artifacts from Berry home, vintage photographs and postcards of the Berry home, pen holder with bricks and plaster from Berry home, shadowbox with several artifacts from Berry home, mud and Prairie grass insulation from the Berry home.
The lot includes several images and documents, and came from the collection of Kyle Fosburgh, who assisted in the excavation of the Berry home.Largest frame; Height: 15 in x width: 11 3/4 in.
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