If my name ever goes into history, it will be for this act, and my whole soul is in it.

— A. Lincoln, 1863

"Remember Abe"

Welcome to the “Remember Abe” quiz, brought to you by Ford’s Theatre and President Lincoln’s Cottage.


  • Download the "Remember Abe" quiz here.
  • On the quiz you will find questions that pertain to each site. The answers to each question can be found on the tours or in the exhibits.
  • You may participate individually or in groups.
  • Submitted forms with the highest number of points will be entered to win a prize.

Scoring is as follows:

  • 1 point for each question answered correctly
  • 3 points for answering the bonus question correctly

Once you have completed the quiz, please make sure you have your name and contact information clearly marked on your form. If you are at Fordís Theatre, please drop your form off at the farthest right box office window in the drop box labeled Remember Abe. If you are at President Lincoln Cottage, please drop off your form at the check-in desk at the Museum Shop.

Prizes are as follows:

  • To winning entry who fills out only the Fordís Theatre portion: Copy of the book Manhunt signed by author James Swanson
  • To winning entry who fills out only the Lincoln Cottage portion: Copy of the book Lincolnís Sanctuary: Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiersí Home signed by author Mathew Pinsker
  • To winning entry who fills out both portions: Two tickets to a weekday performance of Little Shop of Horrors (running through May 22 at Fordís Theatre) Four tickets to a tour of President Lincolnís Cottage

Winners will be announced via email on Tuesday, April 27, by 5 p.m.

Good Luck!

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