14. Sawmill Model

This scale model is displayed in the New Salem Visitor Center. By viewing the inside, you can see the type of structure where Lincoln worked while employed by Denton Offutt. Dr. Jason Duncan, a Vermont native who practiced medicine in the village, recalled seeing Lincoln working in the mill.

He said that when he first met him, Abraham Lincoln "used to unload Sacks of wheat from farmers wagons, measure out and settle with them for the same, this I believe he followed as long as Offit continued proprietor of the Mill."

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