Lincoln performed surveys of lots and roads, and he laid out five
towns between 1833 and 1837, while living in New Salem.
129-slide presentation will explain how Lincoln became a surveyor,
where he surveyed and how surveying helped his political career.
Presentations are scheduled for 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
on Sunday in the Exhibition Building at the Logan County
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[Abraham Lincoln Tourism
Bureau of Logan County news release]