The Bostic Lincoln Center, Bostic

#101 of 105 in Museums in North Carolina Mountains
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Abraham Lincoln, our nation's sixteenth president, has roots in Rutherford County, North Carolina. The following historians and biographers are some who have long documented that Abraham Lincoln was born in North Carolina as recorded in these and other publications:

- The Genesis of Lincoln by James H. Cathey (1899)

- Abraham Lincoln, A North Carolinian with Proof by James Caswell Coggins (1926)

- The Eugenics of President Abraham Lincoln by James Caswell Coggins (1940)

- The Tarheel Lincoln by Jerry Goodnight and Richard Eller (2003)

- Dear Companion by Jean Tisdale (1997)

- Searching for Lincoln by Jerry Goodnight (2008)
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  • They present a compelling argument that Lincoln was born in North Carolina not Kentucky. Small but very well done museum with very pleasant and knowledgeable volunteers.  more »
  • I have lived in the Bostic community for over 20 years and I would highly recommend taking time to visit the Bostic Lincoln Center. There is a lot of small town history and some very unusual facts...  more »
  • Very interesting so very glad we stopped
  • This is a great museum. They have so much information about Lincoln. I love it there. Every time I go I see something I missed . The staff is amazing

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