Thursday, November 04, 2004

Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum

Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum - About this museum on the LMU campus and its diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections, including personal memorabilia of President Lincoln, as well as over 20,000 books, manuscripts, pamphlets, photographs, paintings, and sculptures.

From the site:

Located on the beautiful campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum houses one of the most diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections in the country.

Exhibited are many rare items - the cane he carried that fateful night at Ford's Theatre, two life masks, the tea set he and Mary Todd used in their home in Springfield, and numerous other artifacts. Approximately 30,000 books, manuscripts, pamphlets, photographs, paintings, and sculptures tell the story of President Lincoln and the Civil War period in America's history.

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