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The Life of a Legend: President Abraham Lincoln Infographic. Get details about Abraham Lincoln's genealogy & family tree, discover facts about his life & more in this Infographic from GenealogyBank.com.

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Cases including the contents of Abraham Lincoln’s pockets, Top Hat and Greatcoat from the night of the assassination. Items now on display as part of “Silent Witnesses” at the Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership. Photo by Gary Erskine.

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We find so much inspiration in the legacy of our sixteenth president. Here are some of the reasons why: Question for you:How does Abraham Lincoln’s legacy live on for your high school students? Create a class Pinterest board with examples …

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A clever and artful composite of the State Box at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865. Major Rathbone on the left with fiance, Clara Harris. Mary and the President sit watching the comedy Our American Cousin while in the dark background, J. Wilkes Booth quietly creeps up from behind to deliver the fatal point blank gunshot to the President's head. *s*

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Fido - Abraham Lincoln's Dog, the first president's dog to be photographed, was also murdered like his master. A year after Lincoln's death, Fido went to lick the face of a drunk passed out. The drunk woke and seeing a dog, not knowing he was friendly to all, stabbed him to death!

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