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By Alicestyne Turley

A suite of essays discussing African americans in Kentucky and their dating with Abraham Lincoln and his policies.

Part I: Abraham Lincoln, America's "Agent of Change"
Part II: "The Lincolns, Slavery and commencing of the West"
Part III: Kentucky African american citizens And the Constitution
Part IV: Kentucky and the Civil struggle

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37 Part II: Brue – The Kentucky Celebration Chapter 4 The Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration February 12, 2009 Sandy Brue Chief Interpreter (Retired) Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home National Historical Park Hodgenville, KY Sandy Brue, Chief of Interpretation and Resource Management (retired) Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, Hodgenville, Kentucky. “You suggest that a visit to the place of my nativity might be pleasant to me. Indeed it would be, but would it be safe?

Kentucky, Lincoln, and slavery were intertwined many times throughout his life. In 1859, John L. Scripps of the Chicago Press and Tribune asked Lincoln for an autobiographical campaign sketch. In this account, written in the third person, the longest of his autobiographies, Lincoln offers information about his early years. ‖ 9 Slaves came into Kentucky with their owners, through the Cumberland Gap from Virginia, and down the Ohio River on flatboats that brought settlers into the territory, before statehood in 1792.

The log surfaces were probably installed by the Union Army during the Civil War to support artillery and heavily loaded army wagons. On the north side of Wildcat Mountain, two parallel roads led up the hill, about sixty feet apart. One lane was used by double-teamed wagons going up the hill, the other by the spare horses going back down the hill to be doubleteamed to another wagon. The states of Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee purchased land for the park over a period of fifteen years. Lands in Kentucky and Virginia were purchased by Howard J.

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