Abe Lincoln sits on a wagon on Route 66 in Lincoln, Illinois
Abe Lincoln sits on a wagon on Route 66 in Lincoln, Illinois. Lincoln, Illinois is the only town in the United States named for Abraham Lincoln before he became president; he practiced law there from 1847 to 1859.
Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
Photo Date: July 23, 2009
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