In November of 2019, we traveled to Chicago, Illinois and one of the locations that we visited was the Chicago History Museum. Almost everyone we have talked to about this location did not realize that this museum currently houses the Abraham Lincoln death bed.
On August 24, 2019, we traveled to Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania to the Star Barn for a Civil War re-enactment and to take a ride on the Lincoln Funeral Train. We knew there would be vendors and part of the J. Howard Wert collection was going to be there as well. We didn't know that we would actually be able to see the podium that was used by Abraham Lincoln when he delivered the Gettysburg Address. What an amazing surprise, to be that close to a piece of American history, was a truly humbling experience.
In July of 2016, we traveled down to Key West and to the East Martello Museum to pay our respect to Robert the Doll, the doll that inspired the series "Chucky".
Back in the late 1800s, this device was considered to be “High Tech”. It is a stereoscope viewer that Abraham Lincoln purchased for his sons when they lived in Springfield, Illinois.
On July 22, 2017 we traveled to Silver Spring, Maryland and one of our stops was the National Museum of Health and Medicine. There were several reasons for this stop; however, one of the main reasons was to see the actual bullet that killed President Abraham Lincoln.
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