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National Museum of Surveying closes

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Abraham Lincoln's National Museum of Surveying has closed. Officials of the Springfield museum say a sharp drop in corporate donations, the lagging economy and the failure of a fundraising campaign prompted the closing of the museum Wednesday. The museum, which opened in 2010, highlighted Lincoln's time from 1833 to 1837 as a central Illinois surveyor. Museum treasurer...

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