Abraham Lincoln Homestead, in New Salem village, prior to his life in politics.

New Salem State Park-Lincoln History

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Contributed by Barb Lindsoe Being born and raised in The Land of Lincoln, you would think I would have visited New Salem Village many times.  I have been fortunate to take school field trips to the location where Abraham Lincoln, the nation’s 16th president, is buried. As an adult, I have visited Gettysburg National Park. […]

View from Waterfall at the Sink Hole, Falling Waters State Park, Florida.

Falling Waters State Park, Florida

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By Barbara Lindsoe Falling Waters State Park is located 3 miles south of Chipley, Florida.  It is easily accessible from I-10.  Twenty-four full facility camp sights, equipped with electricity, fresh water, picnic tables and grills and a clothesline, are available for campers.  The restrooms and showers have recently been updated. A peek into the forest […]