Pen Name: None
Born: in Clinton, Illinois
Shaw lives in Heyworth, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Shaw is a photographer who has published books, calendars and cards since 1986. In 1997, he started Wild Perceptions - a company dedicated to wonders of the natural world.
Robert's newest book is Abraham Lincoln Traveled This Way. It explores the places and the land that were a part of Abraham Lincoln’s life—from his early years in Kentucky and Indiana, through the 29 years he lived in Illinois, until he went east to Washington, D.C. to serve as President.
Discover The America Lincoln Knew with renowned Lincoln historian Michael Burlingame, author of the definitive biography Abraham Lincoln: A Life and The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln, along with several edited volumes.
Abraham Lincoln’s story is told at over 70 Lincoln historic sites and dozens of other locations Lincoln traveled, including 18 National and State Historic Sites, 2 National Memorials, and a National Monument, with 18 Lincoln sites being designated National Historic Landmarks. At least 16 historic sites are dedicated exclusively to Abraham Lincoln.
These places of tribute tell the story of Lincoln’s life.
- Illinois Seasons of Light, Cache River Press, 1997 - Introduction by Dan Fogelberg
- Windy City Wild, Chicago`s Natural Wonders, Chicago Review Press, 2000 - written with Jason Lindsey, Forward by Bill Kurtis
- Abraham Lincoln Traveled This Way: The America Lincoln Knew, Firelight Publishing, 2011 - written with Michael Burlingame
- A Day Long To Be Remembered: Lincoln in Gettysburg, Firelight Publishing, 2013 - written with Michael Burlingame
Titles at Your Library
Illinois: Seasons of Light
Release Date: 1997-09-27
Windy City Wild: Chicago's Natural Wonders
Release Date: 2000-10
Abraham Lincoln Traveled This Way The America Lincoln Knew
Release Date: 2011
A Day Long To Be Remembered— Lincoln in Gettysburg
Release Date: 2013
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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Contact author at:
PO Box 590
Heyworth, Illinois 61745
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