ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
OF
LINCOLN’S GENERALS


I

The name of this corporation is Lincoln’s Generals, Incorporated.

II

A.This organization is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized upon a non-stock basis under the provisions of the Nonprofit Corporation Law of 1988 for educational and charitable purposes.

B.The Specific purposes for which this corporation is organized include, but are not limited to: delivery of historical and educational programs and the preservation and maintenance of public buildings, monuments and parkland.

III

The name and address in the State of Pennsylvania of this Corporation's initial agent for service of process is:

Name:Mr. Robert S. Thomas
Address: 6115 Pahagaco Road, Spring Grove, PA 17362-8732

IV

A.The corporation is organized and operated exclusively for educational and charitable purposes that are beneficial to the public interest as a public charitable organization within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

B.Notwithstanding any other provision of these Articles, the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (1) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or (2) by a corporation contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of said Code, or the corresponding provisions of any future statute of the United States.

C.No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying on propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation; nor shall the corporation participate or intervene in any political campaign (including the publishing or distribution of statements) on behalf of any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, this corporation shall not, except to an insubstantial degree, engage in any activities or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of the purposes of this corporation.

V

The names and addresses and office held of the persons designated to act as the initial Board of Directors of this corporation are:

Joseph Funk, President

Stewartstown, PA

Daniel Moran, Vice President

Hanover, PA

Robert S. Thomas, Secretary/Treasurer
6115 Pahagaco Road
Spring Grove, PA 17362-8732

VI

A.The property of this Corporation is irrevocably dedicated to educational and charitable purposes.  No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in the Statement of Purpose hereof. The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to educational and charitable purposes and no part of the net income or assets of this corporation shall ever inure to the benefit of any director, officer, or member thereof, or to the benefit of any private individual.

B.Upon the dissolution or winding up of the corporation, any assets remaining after payment of, or provision for payment of, all debts and liabilities shall be distributed to a governmental entity described in Section 170(b)(1) (A)(v) of the Internal Revenue Code, or to a nonprofit fund, foundation, or corporation which is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes, which has established its tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and which is qualified to receive "qualified conservation contributions" within the meaning of Section 170(h) of said Code, or the corresponding provisions of any future statute of the United States.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, being the Incorporators of Lincoln’s Generals, Incorporated and the initial directors named in these Articles of Incorporation on Febuary 2nd, 2013.

INCORPORATORS


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Joseph Funk, Incorporator


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Daniel Moran, Incorporator

 
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Robert S. Thomas, Incorporator



DECLARATION

We are the persons whose names are subscribed below. We collectively are all of the incorporators of Lincoln’s Generals, Incorporated and all of the initial directors named in the Articles of Incorporation, and we have executed these Articles of Incorporation. The foregoing Articles of Incorporation are our act and deed, joint and severally.

Executed on February 2nd, 2013,
At Lancaster, Pennsylvania,

We, and each of us, declare that the foregoing is true and correct.


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Joseph Funk, Incorporator


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Daniel Moran, Incorporator


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Robert S. Thomas, Incorporator