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2 hrs ago | Discovery Educator Network
Did you know that Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, saved President Lincoln's son's life, prior to Lincoln's assassination? It's true! Edwin Booth was actually a nationally known Shakespearean actor, and happened to be in New Jersey at the time, coincidentally sharing a train platform with Robert Lincoln.
6 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello
With the 1860 election of anti-slavery candidate Abraham Lincoln, the divisions between North and South reached their breaking point.
10 hrs ago | The Logan County Herald
Healthy Communities Partnership is encouraging those who celebrate at the Beer Tent to receive a free and safe ride home during the Logan County Fair this weekend.
My family stayed for only a couple days, but it was enough time to explore a few historical sites.
RALEIGH, NC July 24, 2014 - From the massive amphibious attack on Fort Fisher, the largest by American forces until World War II, to the 6,000 acre battlefield at Bentonville to the site of the largest surrender of the Civil War at Bennett Place, participants in an exclusive, behind-the-scenes Civil War Sesquicentennial Bus Tour will learn details ... (more)
Jordan Perkins, 9 of Richland, wears a Lincoln hat Thursday as she reads about Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War exhibit at the Kennewick branch of the Mid-Columbia Libraries.
One of the legacies of Barack Obama 's presidency is a certain indifference to the messy, time-sucking work of courting Congress.
Bronze cents from 1909 to 1982 are 3.11g; wartime steel cents, depending on when in 1943 they were struck, are 2.69g or 2.75 g 19091942, 19441982: 95% copper, remainder tin or zinc 1943: zinc-plated steel 1982present: copper-plated zinc The Lincoln cent or Lincoln penny is a cent coin that has been struck by the United States Mint since 1909.
Staff / Katherine Frye / From left, Willa Bost, as press secretary Audrey Warren, Julius Pryor III, as President Obama, and Gene Griessman, as President Lincoln, rehearse a scene from the upcoming production of 'Lincoln's Last Debate' at The Village Church.
For Springfieldites in the Land of Lincoln, it seems that almost all the Lincoln sites are right here in Central Illinois.
For the second time in just a few weeks, President Obama has made the claim that he's not very partisan - and that, in fact, his favorite president hailed from the Republican Party.
The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion.
The trailer for my forthcoming book, Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln , is up on YouTube, here .
The Mt. Pulaski Courthouse register signature book showed ninety-nine visitors that stopped by today to wish Wally Kautz a "Happy Birthday" and to thank him for all his years of service as Mt.
Members of the Legislature's transportation study committee submitted their recommendations to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles Tuesday afternoon.
This week in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln shared with his Cabinet a draft of what became the Emancipation Proclamation, which declared that 3 million slaves would "thenceforward, and forever, be free."
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 02:08 pm
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