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Historical Context

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Photo 6
Photo 7


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Visual Evidence

Photo 4: View north from the gravesite, circa 1910s.

[Photo 5: Lion Gates at the entrace of Nancy Hanks Lincoln Park, looking south into the park, 1920] with link to larger version of image.
(Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial)

Photo 5: Lion Gates at the entrance of Nancy Hanks Lincoln Park, looking south into the park, 1920.

[Photo 5: Lion Gates at the entrace of Nancy Hanks Lincoln Park, looking south into the park, 1920] with link to larger version of image.
(Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial)

Questions for Photos 4-5

1. Who owned the site when these photos were taken? What was the state’s involvement? (Refer to Reading 2, if necessary)

2. Compare the two photographs. What feature can you see in both photographs? How has the feature changed from photo 4 to photo 5? What else has changed? How much work has been done in the time between the two photographs?

3. How does the area inside the park differ from the area outside the park? What might account for that?

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