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The town Abraham Lincoln warned : the living namesake heritage of Lincoln, Illinois

Author: Darold Leigh Henson
Publisher: Springfield, Mo. : D.L. Henson, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
Database:WorldCat
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Graphically presents the saga of how the first town named for the legendary president before he became famous has explored and exploited its connections to him to create civic pride and strengthen its economy through tourism. Overall, this is a "success story," but it is not without controversy, irony, and missed opportunity. The author recommends strategies for expanding this heritage. -- p. [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darold Leigh Henson
ISBN: 1450754155 9781450754156
OCLC Number: 728025911
Notes: Includes col. ill. on cover, p. [1-3].
Description: xxvi, 213 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Living namesake heritage of Lincoln, Illinois
Responsibility: D. Leigh Henson.

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Graphically presents the saga of how the first town named for the legendary president before he became famous has explored and exploited its connections to him to create civic pride and strengthen its economy through tourism. Overall, this is a "success story," but it is not without controversy, irony, and missed opportunity. The author recommends strategies for expanding this heritage. -- p. [4] of cover.

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