The Evansville Courier and Journal, July 7, 1935

Article was typed as it was worded in the newspaper.

As the Tri-State Joined Rockport In Lincoln Pioneer Village Rites

Re-living the Days of Lincoln

Scenes of the dedication of the Lincoln Pioneer Village at Rockport July 4 which was attended by 10,000 Tri-State folks, re-living the days of Abraham Lincoln’s youth spent in southern Indiana.

Upper left—F. Harold Van Orman of Evansville, making one of the principal addresses of the day. Upper right—Some of the committee members who were in charge of the program. Sitting—Mrs. Mina Cook, Standing (left to right)—C. H. Halbruge, T. C. Basye, Mrs. Bess V. Ehrmann, Henry Hoch and B. F. Stewart.

Center—A group of "pioneers’ which "inhabited" the village. Lower left—Mrs. Carrie V Halbruge, descendant of the Morgan family, which was prominent in Rockport’s history, wearing a costume typical of those of Lincoln’s time. Lower right—J. W. Neumann, of Evansville, as Abraham Lincoln, and the covered wagon and party of settlers entered in the parade by the village committee, which won second prize.