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Cases including the contents of Abraham Lincoln’s pockets, Top Hat and Greatcoat from the night of the assassination. Items now on display as part of “Silent Witnesses” at the Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership. Photo by Gary Erskine. Abraham Lincoln History, Abraham Lincoln Family, Lincoln Life, Mary Todd Lincoln, American Presidents, Us Presidents, American Civil War, American History, History Facts

Ford's Theatre Blog

The Ford's Theatre blog features posts on theatrical productions, Lincoln's assassination and legacy, and education programming.

indypendenthistory: “ Lincoln Memorial Under Construction. It was taken in 1916 by Harris & Ewing. History Facts, World History, American Civil War, American History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Under Construction, Construction Business, Construction Birthday

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Abraham Lincoln died in the home of William Petersen, a German-born tailor. A boarder at the house took this photograph shortly after Lincoln’s body was removed. Today the small house looks much as it did on that fateful day. American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln Assassination, Presidential History, Unexplained Mysteries, Civil War Photos, Us History

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The latest Tweets from Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC). Author, most recently, of PRESIDENTS OF WAR (Crown). Ten books. @NBCNews Presidential Historian. Contributor to PBS @NewsHour. Williams College. Born Chicago. PRESIDENTS OF WAR:

Antiques And Teacups: Royal Archives Letter From A Lincoln To Queen Victoria on the Death Of Prince Albert Queen Victoria Family, Victoria Reign, Queen Victoria Prince Albert, Victoria And Albert, Historical Women, Historical Pictures, British History, American History, Frases

Royal Archives Letter From A Lincoln To Queen Victoria on the Death Of Prince Albert

I just wanted to post this, as I was so blessed by this letter written to Queen Victoria on the death of Prince Albert by Abraham Lincoln. ...

*MARY TODD LINCOLN's WEDDING BAND ~ The night of their marriage, Abraham Lincoln slipped on to Mary Todd’s finger an Etruscan gold wedding band. Inside the ring, the words, Love is eternal, were engraved. American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Gold Wedding, Wedding Band, Abraham Lincoln Life, Mary Todd Lincoln, American First Ladies, Springfield Illinois

Sunday, November 4, 2012 – The Play-Wright Flyer Guy

5 posts published by Wright Flyer Guy on November 4, 2012

The funeral wreath was taken from Abraham Lincoln's coffin and the pallbearer's badge was worn by Henry S. The handwritten card inside the frame read Abraham Lincoln Family, Mary Todd Lincoln, American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Us History, History Facts, Bonnie And Clyde Death, Lincoln Assassination

Framed funeral wreath and Pallbearer's badge

Remembering Lincoln is an IMLS-funded project of Ford's Theatre Society that serves to engage teachers, students, enthusiasts and scholars with primary sources detailing responses to the Lincoln assassination.

Original, handwritten account by Dr. Leale of what he encountered when he arrived in the President's Box at Ford's Theatre Abraham Lincoln Family, Mary Todd Lincoln, American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Lincoln Assassination, Lincoln Logs, Presidential History, Jfk

Original, handwritten account by Dr. Leale of what he encountered when he arrived in the President's Box at Ford's Theatre

Lincoln assassination conspirator Old Pictures. American Civil War, American History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Abraham Lincoln Life, Lincoln Assassination, Antique Photos, Vintage Photos, Mary Todd Lincoln

Lincoln assassination conspirator Dr. Samuel Mudd- born into a large, well-to-do family & well educated. Mudd worked as both a country doctor & a tobacco farmer, & was reportedly a slave owner who harbored southern sympathies. Mudd, 32, stood trial along with the others on charges of having aided & abetted Booth’s plot & offered medical aid to injured actor, John Wilkes Booth. Convicted by the tribunal, Mudd was sentenced to life in prison but was pardoned just 4 years later by Andrew…

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Abraham Lincoln's Bible he used at his auguration on March This is just one of three Bibles Obama will use during inauguration. Read article to find out about the other two Bibles. American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, Knowledge And Wisdom, Library Of Congress, Founding Fathers, Reading

Two Ceremonies, Three Bibles, No Scriptures: The 2013 Inauguration

This morning while you were probably still at church, Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the United States for a second term by Chief Justice John

This is the first page of the Emancipation Proclamation. This executive order was issued by President Lincoln on January The Emancipation Proclamation, officially ended slavery. Bill Of Rights, National Archives, African American History, Native American, Us History, Black History Month, American Civil War, Constitution

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