Today in history: Abraham Lincoln At Independence Hall, Febriuary 22, 1861
One hundred fifty years ago, President-elect Abraham Lincoln stood at the State House (Independence Hall) and vowed that he would rather be assassinated on the spot than give up the Union or the principles on which it was founded.
Re-enactment video: YouTube - Abraham Lincoln at Independence Hall, February 22,1861
More information about this National Park Service initiative:
Lincoln Home National Historic Site - 150th Anniversary of Lincoln's Inaugural Journey (U.S. National Park Service)
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