The Saw and Grist Mill New Salem State Park


Stock #: 10775
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Lincoln's New Salem
State: Illinois (IL)
Publisher: Dunlap-Henline Publishers
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
James Rutledge and James Cameron erected the original mill in 1829, on an eighty acre tract of land on which the village stands. Lincoln stranded his flat river boat on the old mill dam, thus introducing him to New Salem which became his home for six years. New Salem State Park is located near Petersburg on Highway 97 and 123 about 17 miles north-west of Springfield, Illinois

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