Lincoln in Wisconsin

by Dean Robbins
| February 12, 2014
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Abraham Lincoln was born on this day in 1809. While he’s most commonly associated with the state to our south, writer Dean Robbins tells us the little known story of Lincoln’s 1859 visit to Wisconsin.

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Dean Robbins

Dean Robbins is a journalist and author based in Madison. He has won state and national awards for arts, features and news stories, and has contributed to magazines and newspapers around the country.