Photo 1: Nancy Hanks Lincoln Gravesite (c. 1880s).
Photo 2: Gravesite of Nancy Hanks Lincoln with Culver stone in place, (c. 1905).
Photo 3: Nancy Hanks Lincoln Gravesite Today.
(Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial)
Questions for Photos 1-3
2. Other people were buried in the area where Nancy Hanks Lincoln is buried. Do you see any other markers in Photo 1? Based on what you have read, why do you think that might be? Do you think the family had a marker like this on her grave during the time they were living in Indiana? Why or why not?
3. Why do you think a fence was put up around the gravesite? (Refer to Reading 2, if necessary)
4.Where did the larger stone in Photo 2 come from? (Refer to Reading 2, if necessary) Do you think it is an important improvement to the memorial site or not? Explain your answer.
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