Wood Stove

Date:
1860

The Lincolns bought this stove in June 1860 from Eli Kreigh’s store in Springfield. It is said that Mrs. Lincoln was so happy with the way the stove worked she wanted to take it to Washington with her. Mr. Lincoln convinced her to leave it behind.

Description (physical):

Cast iron. H 68 cm, W 82 cm, D 113 cm (minus stove pipe)

Location:
426 S. 7th St.Springfield,Illinois 62701
Identifier:
2010.0001.0015
Institution:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site