A simple, elegant black stone monument that marks the final stop on the biggest funeral procession the country had - and probably has - ever seen.
Lots of towns promote events or historic sites connected to the Great Emancipator, but the town of Lockport has outdone them all. Their Lincoln statue has three heads.
Who knew a president - especially one as well known as Abraham Lincoln - could be represented by fruit?
We have a lot to catch up on! First, thanks to all the backers for Kickstarter project #2. It's pretty clear I set the goal too high, as you all raised nearly half of the goal,
I appreciate the great struggle to rid the country of slavery as much as anyone, but that story is somewhat well-worn ground. Wouldn't it have been even more interesting to see Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis take on the tale of Lincoln and the elephants?
Think of the place as a bit like improvised hospice for the dying president.
Buzzfeed's right, poor Abe can't catch a break.
PWLIS backer Tom B. pointed me toward this genuinely mind-bending video of a Mr. Samuel J. Seymour, who in 1956 appeared on the TV show "I've Got a Secret." His secret? He was at Ford's Theater
The question is "Who shot Abraham Lincoln?"And it is probably good news that in a recent poll, 75% of Americans correctly answered "John Wilkes Booth." But for whatever reasons, a full 7% of those polled said
Lincoln's body has been moved more times than a journeyman infielder through the National League, but with 12 feet of concrete overhead he's not going anywhere these days.