Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln

Photo of the Week: Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln

Today marks the 205th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln.  When I think of Honest Abe and Brooklyn, I think of the Lincoln statue which currently resides in Prospect Park’s Concert Grove, near the newly renovated LeFrak Center ice … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s 200th Birthday

Thank goodness for well-preserved audio archives! On the occasion of Lincoln’s 200th birthday, WNYC is sharing a clip from their audio archives recorded in 1938: This is William R. Rathvon, the only known eyewitness of both Lincoln’s arrival at Gettysburg … Continue reading

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