Scene on Sangamon River, Old Salem State Park, Petersburg, Illinois

A mill and dam were formerly at this bend in the Sangamon River and it was here that Lincoln had his great difficulty during his ill-fated voyage by flatboat to New Orleans.

Date:
1830 circa 15 years
Original Format:
Postcard
Item#:
MES01580
Height:
822px
Width:
1488px
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