Lincoln Home National Historic Site (Site Name Keyword)

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An Archeological Overview and Assessment of Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Spencer County, Indiana (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey G. Mauck.

During 1994 and 1995 Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. undertook an archeological overview and assessment of the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Spencer County, Indiana. This resulting study was designed to provide a regional context and summary description of all known cultural resources within the Memorial. The overview and assessment included a review of past archeological research on Memorial lands and a comprehensive search for pertinent documentary records. The results of this research...


Archeological Overview and Assessment of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Sangamon County, Springfield, Illinois (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Alan J. Osborn.

Lincoln Home National Historic Site is located in urban Springfield, Illinois. It preserves the residence of the Abraham Lincoln family before the Civil War, as well as several other residences dating to the mid-19th century. A number of property lots within the park also formerly contained mid-19th century houses and ancillary buildings. Lincoln’s residence and nearby properties have been the subject of intermittent archeological investigation since 1951. This archeological overview and...


Archeological Testing at the Miller House Site (11SG1318) Lincoln Home National Historic Site (LIHO), Illinois (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William J. Hunt, Jr..

Test excavations at the Miller House site in Lincoln Home National Historic Site (LIHO), were undertaken in response to National Park Service (NPS) plans to restore and reconstruct the house to its original circa 1860 appearance. The scale of the construction is such that there is potential for considerable ground disturbance. This, in an archeological site which historical documentation and small-scale archeological investigations have demonstrated to contain or potentially contain intact...


Geophysical Investigations of the Miller House Property (11SG1318) at Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Sangamon County, Springfield, Illinois (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven L. De Vore.

The geophysical survey of the Allen Miller House property lot (Site 11 SG 1318) at Lincoln Home National Historic Site (LIHO), Springfield, Illinois, was conducted between October 24th and October 28th, 200~;;by Midwest archeologist Steven De Yore. The geophysical survey was requested by the Lincoln Home National Historic Site staff to identify archeological resources that would be of interest to the historic structure resource team investigations and the proposed restoration of the Allen Miller...


Results of Archeological Testing at the Julia Sprigg House, 1992–1993, Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Sangamon County, Springfield, Illinois (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Vergil E. Noble.

This report summarizes the methods and results, as well as the initiating purpose, of archeological excavations carried out at the Julia Sprigg House in the summers of 1992 and 1993. That structure was one of several extant historic buildings within Lincoln Home National Historic Site scheduled for restoration. Limited testing confirmed the presence of intact cultural remains at the rear of the lot, but could not confirm the survival of evidence relating to certain historic elements of the main...