Author Robert Lawson’s new book “Not Just Lincoln’s Tomb: Oak Ridge Cemetery” is a richly detailed journey through the resting place of many historical figures.

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Recent release “Not Just Lincoln’s Tomb: Oak Ridge Cemetery- A Walk through Illinois History” from Page Publishing author Robert Lawson is an exploration of the Illinois landmark cemetery with a description of many of the Americans laid to rest there as well as a variety of monuments gracing the park.

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Robert Lawson is semi retired and a member of the Bourbonnais Park District Living History Committee, and volunteer at the Kankakee County History Museum currently living with his wife and two children in the Chicago area. He has published his latest book “Not Just Lincoln’s Tomb: Oak Ridge Cemetery- A Walk through Illinois History”: a fascinating tour of a cemetery rich with the accomplishments, dramas, and complex lives of those resting there.

Lawson writes, “President Lincoln’s final resting place is more than just a cemetery. Oak Ridge is the second most visited cemetery in the United States, only Arlington has more visitors each year. It is a place of histories and stories. It is the final resting place of politicians, generals, and heroes. Even some of the private citizens have some interesting stories.

This work will take you from the Black Hawk War to the corruption of some early governors. In addition, you will learn about one of the world’s best con artists. Find out why there is a gravesite with a buried accordion. Find out how race relations and union tensions came to a head in Illinois to help form the NAACP.”
Published by Page Publishing, Robert Lawson’s engrossing book is a must-read for American history buffs.
Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase“Not Just Lincoln’s Tomb: Oak Ridge Cemetery- A Walk through Illinois History” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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