Lincoln’s Briefcase: Roll Call
“The United States observes Abraham Lincoln’s 205th birthday on Wednesday, and after years of celebrating the 16th president’s heroic accomplishments, the Lincoln Cottage is showing a more human side of the man from Springfield, Ill… And while there will never be a shortage of praise heaped on his deeds, this year President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home in Washington is displaying artifacts that remind people there was a man behind the myth.”
Roll Call visited President Lincoln’s Cottage to take a look at our newest exhibit, featuring President Lincoln’s personal briefcase. Click here to read the full article.
Photo by Tom Williams, courtesy Roll Call.