Abraham Lincoln Owned a Very Trill Pair of Size 14 Goat Slippers

Abraham Lincoln Owned a Very Trill Pair of Size 14 Goat Slippers

President Abraham Lincoln's Slippers. Abraham Lincoln wore these size 14 goat slippers while relaxing at home, right up until the day he was assassinated. Soon to be displayed at President Lincoln's Cottage in Washington, D.C.,

Austin Gollaher, Abraham Lincoln's closest childhood friend, lived until 1898.

Austin Gollaher, Abraham Lincoln's closest childhood friend, lived until 1898.

Abraham Lincoln was one of the most celebrated and mysterious presidents in the in U.S. (maybe this is why he made such an excellent vampire hunter.) His assassination sent a nation into mourning, and was followed by a two week funeral tour by train car. But Lincoln's body did not find rest at the end of this procession. Everyone from thieves to politicians tried to take control of the corpse — even decades after it was finally buried.

The Adventures of Abraham Lincoln's Corpse

Abraham Lincoln was one of the most celebrated and mysterious presidents in the in U.S. (maybe this is why he made such an excellent vampire hunter.) His assassination sent a nation into mourning, and was followed by a two week funeral tour by train car. But Lincoln's body did not find rest at the end of this procession. Everyone from thieves to politicians tried to take control of the corpse — even decades after it was finally buried.

Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States

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Abraham Lincoln's childhood home (Lincoln log cabin in Lincoln Museum) on display at the 1904 World's Fair. | collections.mohistory.org

Abraham Lincoln's childhood home (Lincoln log cabin in Lincoln Museum) on display at the 1904 World's Fair. | collections.mohistory.org

Abraham Lincoln's Reconstructed Childhood Home

Abraham Lincoln's Reconstructed Childhood Home

Abraham Lincoln's childhood home (Lincoln log cabin in Lincoln Museum) on display at the 1904 World's Fair.

Abraham Lincoln's childhood home (Lincoln log cabin in Lincoln Museum) on display at the 1904 World's Fair.

Photo: Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site. Credit: National Park Service; Wikimedia Commons. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “There’s No Place Like Home – a Log Cabin Home” https://blog.genealogybank.com/theres-no-place-like-home-a-log-cabin-home.html

Photo: Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site. Credit: National Park Service; Wikimedia Commons. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “There’s No Place Like Home – a Log Cabin Home” https://blog.genealogybank.com/theres-no-place-like-home-a-log-cabin-home.html

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