Home of Abraham Lincoln

Home of Abraham Lincoln Springfield Illinois Tuck's Oilette Series


Stock #: 650166
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Springfield
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Sangamon
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States, was born near Hodgeville, Larue County, Kentucky, February 12th, 1809. He did not attend college. In 1836 he moved to Springfield and practiced Law. In 1842 he married Mary Todd. Lincoln served but a little more than a month of a second term as President when he was assassinated while at Ford's Theatre, Washington, on April 14th, 1865, by John Wilkes Booth. He expired on the following morning. He was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. Mrs. Lincoln died in 1881.