Opening this month at the newly refurbished National Museum of American History, Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life includes a large collection of extraordinary objects (no surprise). One of the largest celebrations of the bicentennial, the exhibit anchors the celebrations on the National Mall. A full review of happenings has been published in this weeks Bee.

Above is a grouping of objects found in Lincoln’s pockets the night of his assassination

Expect a good amount of further Lincoln related posts leading to February 12, 2009.

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