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Robert Johnson's Residence, New Salem State Park

Robert Johnson's Residence, New Salem State Park Lincoln's New Salem Illinois
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Stock #: 215128
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Lincoln's New Salem
State: Illinois (IL)
Publisher: Ira E. Owen
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Robert Johnson, the wheelwright and furniture maker, built a log cabin, probably during the year 1831. The Johnsons, who had three children, were a family of modest means. They were devout members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and regularly attended the Rock Creek camp meetings. Historic New Salem State Park is located near Petersburg on Highways 97 and 123 about 17 miles northwest of Springfield, Illinois
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