Springfield, Illinois, is a Lincoln-haunted town, and much of the old downtown has a Lincoln association of some sort or another. But more than Lincoln has happened there.
How was religion part of Abraham Lincoln’s world? Religious diversity in nineteenth-century Springfield, Illinois, reflected the dynamic religious landscape of America.
Elvis has nothing on Abraham Lincoln. Although Elvis is profitable, Abraham Lincoln’s iconic stature more than a century and a half after his assassination far exceeds anything Elvis could hope for.
Abraham Lincoln has become the exemplary American enigma. His most intimate views remain beyond the historical record, which makes him available for whatever cause we wish to enlist his support for.