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By Sahand Miraminy A sense of reverence was manifested as the renowned yet somewhat infrequently noted Lincoln Flag arrived to the grounds of President Lincoln’s Cottage. The large, bloodstained flag is in some ways evocative of the well known Shroud of Turin in that it conjures emotion, legend, and research, and is guarded for its integrity and character. The Flag …
By Zachary Klitzman The American Revolutionary War has Lexington and Concord. The Spanish-American War has the Maine. World War II has Pearl Harbor. And the Civil War has Fort Sumter. Just like those other wars, the War Between the States was sparked by a single event, a single event that plunged America in armed conflict. Today, we celebrate the sesquicentennial …
In remembrance of the 146th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, President Lincoln’s Cottage will display one of five American flags that were hanging in Ford’s Theatre the night of the assassination. The flag will be on display for one week only beginning on April 11, 2011.