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    Dogs At Lincoln's Funeral

    Crowds gathered in Springfield, Illinois, 154 years ago today to lay Abraham Lincoln to rest after his body made its long journey home from Washington, D.C. To all those who knew that the late President loved dogs, it might come as no surprise that a dog would be present at Lincoln’s Springfield...
  2. Buckeye Bill

    Abraham Lincoln : Laid to Rest (May 4th, 1865)

    The body of the President Abraham Lincoln rested in this vault from May 4th to December 21st, 1865. It was then moved to another temporary vault that no longer exists today. His body was kept there until another vault was completed in 1874, only to be moved yet again in 1876. Why so many moves...
  3. Buckeye Bill

    Abraham Lincoln's Tomb

    The Abraham Lincoln Tomb is the final resting place of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, and three of their four sons. It is located in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. At the close of the ceremonies and events marking Lincoln's...
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    Lincoln In the Illinois Legislature

    Seems that Abraham Lincoln's accomplishments in the Illinois legislature are often overshadowed by his accomplishments as president. It's only natural, but I think his work in Illinois is definitely praiseworthy. He was able to improve infrastructure and was instrumental in having the capital...
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