New Salem Mill & Lincoln's Dog


Springfield Journal Register, date of paper which originally published the following is unknown.



New Salem Mill Had Foundation Rich In Lincoln Lore

Shown in this picture (left above) is the New Salem mill. The Rutledge and Cameron mills, of which Abraham Lincoln had charge at one time, stood on the same spot as the mill in the picture and had the same foundation. James Rutledge was the father of Ann Rutledge, whom Lincoln loved.

The picture on the right: "Lincoln's Dog" is shown in this picture, taken from life in 1850.


Submitted by: Jeanie Lowe.



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