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10
Dec

Icy Lincoln

(From Yahoo Pictures) Icicles hang from a statue of Abraham Lincoln in front of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library in Springfield, Ill., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007. The brunt of an icy winter storm system hit central Illinois leaving up to a quarter of an inch of ice accumulation and creating dangerous driving conditions. [...]

16
Aug

Lincoln by Nathaniel Wright Stephenson

Abraham Lincoln, An Account of His Personal Life, Especially of Its Springs of Action as Revealed and Deepened by the Ordeal of War Link to (free) full-story-page at Project Gutenberg

16
Aug

The Gettysburg Address (mp3)

The Gettysburg Address (MP3) from the Great Speeches in History Podcast from LearnOutLoud.com

16
Aug

Lincoln’s Letters: The Private Man and the Warrior (Audiobook)

This collection of Lincoln’s letters gives us a glimpse into the inner self of a great American president. After a brief autobiography, the letters appear chronologically, beginning with his courtship and early political life and continuing into the presidency. In these letters, Lincoln reveals his private side. His letter to Mrs. Orville Browning is a [...]

16
Aug

Lincoln may have had facial defect

(Link to Yahoo) By CARLA K. JOHNSON, Associated Press Writer Artists, sculptors and photographers knew Abraham Lincoln’s face had a good side. Now it’s confirmed by science. Laser scans of two life masks, made from plaster casts of Lincoln’s face, reveal the 16th president’s unusual degree of facial asymmetry, according to a new study.

11
Aug

Abe

Honest Abe cloisonné label pin. Wear it with pride. From Shopshin’s General Store in NY.

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