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Cat with Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln was the first president to bring a cat into the Whitehouse, called Tabby.


The Life of Abraham Lincoln


Toured Abraham Lincoln Home - Springfield, Illinois, where Lincoln lived from 1844-61, before becoming the 16th President. The house, purchased by Lincoln & his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln in 1844, was the only home Lincoln ever owned. The house contains twelve rooms spread over two floors. During the time he lived here, Lincoln was elected to the House of Representatives in 1846 & elected President in 1860. Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln donated the family home to the State of Illinois in…

The hearse used in Abraham Lincoln's Springfield, Illinois, funeral; it was lent to Springfield by the city of St. Louis