Cabin Site Memorial

Cabin Site Memorial (HM1DES)

Location: Lincoln City, IN 47552 Spencer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 7.2', W 86° 59.793'

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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

In 1933 the Lincoln cabin site was excavated. Workmen uncovered the remains of sill logs and hearth stones and built the stone wall. Later, the bronze fireplace and sill log casting were placed on the site to outline where the cabin stood. Some of the original hearthstones are now on display in the Memorial Visitor Center.

By the 20th century, the original Lincoln log cabin (similar to the one pictured below) no longer existed and the Lincoln farm had become part of Lincoln City, a bustling railroad town.

Inspecting the cabin hearthstones in May, 1934.

Installing the bronze casting of the fireplace in July, 1935
Placed ByLincoln Boyhood National Memorial
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 12:57pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 500302 N 4219129
Decimal Degrees38.12000000, -86.99655000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 7.2', W 86° 59.793'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 7' 12.00" N, 86° 59' 47.58" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2863-2871 County Rd 300 E, Lincoln City IN 47552, US
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