Next time you visit Springfield, bring a smartphone. Information about Lincoln-related attractions in the “History Comes Alive” program is now on a mobile web site. The Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition announced the advance at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, where “President Lincoln” displayed the mobile device of his day: a telegraph key.
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“Even though we’re talking about the 1830s through 60s, we need to sometimes help tell the story in a modern kind of way,” says Sarah Watson, the coalition’s executive director.