The Indiana Magazine of History celebrated the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth with a special issue on Lincoln and Indiana guest edited by Keith Erekson. Articles in the issue explore the state’s efforts to preserve its Lincoln collections, the history of the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, statues of Lincoln in Indiana, and the life of Lincoln biographer Jesse Weik. Erekson’s introductory essay examines the 2009 bicentennial celebration of Lincoln’s birth and reviews commemoration of Lincoln in Indiana over the twentieth century.

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