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Harper’s Weekly Newspaper showing the Lincoln Home with the Tilton Kitchen

Lincoln Home National Historic Site, National Park Service

Lincoln Home National Historic Site, National Park Service

Interest in the Lincolns’ home increased after Mr. Lincoln became President. Harper’s Weekly newspaper published this image of the Lincoln home in 1864. A small addition off the back of the house was added by the Tilton family, the renters who had written to Mr. Lincoln for permission to add on to the kitchen.

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  • Title: Harper’s Weekly Newspaper showing the Lincoln Home with the Tilton Kitchen
  • Contributor: Lincoln Home National Historic Site, National Park Service
  • Original Source: http://www.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/liho/exb/Home/6617-Leslies-Lincoln-Home.html
  • Source: Lincoln Home National Historic Site
  • National Park Service Catalog Number: LIHO 6617
  • Measurements: H 27, W 40.2 cm
  • Materials: Paper
  • Date: Nov. 26, 1864

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