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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Janesville celebrates Lincoln's 200th birthday

By cutting needed funding to the only private residence left in Wisconsin where the man actually laid his head.

Government in action: In the meeting, Councilmembers noted that they warned they'd cut funding last year, and parks are more important than history. In this increasingly isolationist state and era, they've forgotten Wisconsin's heritage of joining the struggles of this nation and the price we paid for helping win the Civil War.

The property is beautiful for its architecture as well as being an important historical site; it's one of two in the county. Consider opening that beer tent one of the Gazette commentors proposed, Lincoln Tallman House.