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Description

The medal's obverse features the image of Abraham Lincoln walking outdoors while reading a book. The Boy Scout logo is featured just above his head. A jump ring is located at the top of the medal.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

1 9/16 X 1 1/4 inches (medal only)

Materials and Techniques Display

molded metal

Inscription

obverse: ILLINOIS TRAIL / LINCOLN HIKE / SPRINGFIELD, ILL reverse: SCOUT / WALKED IN LINCOLN'S STEPS FROM NEW SALEM TO SPRINGFIELD, ILL. / Abraham Lincoln Council, U.S.A.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

Medal

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

6867

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Illinois Trail Lincoln Hike Boy Scout Medal

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