History[ edit ] The town was officially named on August 27,in an unusual ceremony.
On this date, the first sale of lots took place in the new town. According to tradition Lincoln was present.
At noon he purchased two watermelons and carried one under each arm to the public square. There he invited Latham, Hickox, and Gillette, proprietors, to him, saying, "Now we'll christen the new town," squeezing watermelon juice out on the ground.
News of the establishment and name of the school was communicated to President Lincoln shortly before his death, making Lincoln the only college to be named after Lincoln while he was living. The College has an excellent collection of Abraham Lincoln—related documents and artifacts, housed in a museum which Sexy looking casual sex Flint open to the general public.
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American author Langston Hughes spent one year of his youth in Lincoln.
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American theologians Reinhold Niebuhr and Helmut Richard Niebuhr lived in Lincoln from through their college years. Reinhold Niebuhr first served as pastor of a church when he served as interim minister of Lincoln's St.
John's German Evangelical Synod church following his father's death. This courthouse building replaced the earlier Logan County Courthouse built where Lincoln once practiced law; the earlier building had fallen into serious decay and could not be saved.
In addition, the Postville Courthouse State Historic Site contains a replica of the original Logan County courthouse; Postville, the Slutty Hialeah la women county seat, lost its status in and was itself annexed into Lincoln in the s.
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