Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln!
Today marks the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth. He was born on February 12, 1809 in a one-room cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky.
Lincoln's One Room Cabin
If you are interested there is some interesting information regarding some photos recently of Lincoln’s second inauguration. I’ve written about it before.
“Beware the Inventor”
I found something quite amusing from an 1865 Boston newspaper: A man about 43 years of age giving the name Joshua Coppersmith has been arrested for attempting to extort funds from ignorant and superstitious people by exhibiting a device which he says will convey the human voice any distance over metallic wires. He calls the […]