Abraham Lincoln is widely recognized by historians as America’s most iconic President; yet he started his journey as a common Midwestern pioneer facing challenges at nearly every turn. The engraved back side of this watch depicts a thrilling moment in 1831 when young Lincoln navigated down the Sangamon River eventually getting his boat stuck on a mill dam. Lincoln showed his ingenuity and leadership skills to to help maneuver away from the dam, impressing many of the locals who had gathered around to watch. Every Sangamon timepiece comes with a historic story card to further connect with the inspirational story depicted by the watch. This is a limited edition model of only 500 watches.
Lincoln's River Collection is part of the New Beginnings Series. The New Beginnings Series represents the launch of new endeavors that alters our path down life’s journeys. New Beginnings generates excitement in our spirits and propels us to be our best self.