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Abraham Lincoln and Friends – Abraham Lincolns Illinois friends &Abraham Lincoln in DC

http://www.mrlincolnandfriends.org/ Next month marks Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to delve into this wonderfully researched guide to the characters that surrounded the man.

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Mr. Lincolns T-Mails | The T-Mails

http://mrlincolnstmails.com/tmails.php I don’t know about the premise of the book, focusing on Lincoln’s telegraphic proclivities to “win” the Civil War, but it’s quite a thrill to see some of the famous Lincoln wit in its original, handwritten form. I could do with more of these scanned memos!

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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Journey Two, The Emancipation Proclamation

http://www.alplm.org/museum/emancipation.html I’m in the gleeful planning mode that (knock wood) is the precursor to a Big Trip in the next year. One of the stops I hope to make is Springfield, in Illinois – the “Land of Lincoln.” There’s no shortage of Lincoln-themed museums and sites to visit (woot!) but I think I’ll be giving […]

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