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23Jan 19

Controversy surrounds stovepipe hat said to belong to Lincoln

President Abraham Lincoln is widely known for his stovepipe hats. He often wore one when out in public, including the night he was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre. One hat said to be his now belongs to the Lincoln Presidential Library. But is the hat authentic? Some experts don’t think so.…

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12Aug 16

Visitors flock to remember Gettysburg battle

On the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address, reenactors recreated the battle on the historic grounds. The event was very popular with visitors. Nearly 10 times the usual visitors came to the reenactment. Read more about the reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg.  

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Lincoln Presidential Library Tweets

Gettysburg Living History

Gettysburg historical reenactors discuss the importance of Gettysburg and why they choose to do historical reenactments there.

Web Resources

Battle of Gettysburg Animated Map

First-Known Draft of Gettysburg Address

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