Governor Mike Pence is set to unveil a previously unknown artifact from Abraham Lincoln’s life in Indiana Tuesday. The artifact is said to be one of the most significant relics found since the 16th president’s death in 1865.
Pence will offer remarks and unveil the artifact at the Indiana State Museum. The announcement is scheduled for 10:00 a.m.
Lincoln lived in what is now known as Lincoln City in Spencer County from 1816 until 1830. According to the National Park Service web site, President John F. Kennedy established the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in 1962. It was the first national park established in Indiana.