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Presidents in Pekin on display

The Local History Room at the Pekin Public Library currently features a display of articles and mementos pertaining to the Pekin connections of U.S. Presidents. As it well known here in Pekin, prior to his election as President, Abraham Lincoln frequently visited Pekin and Tremont while working as an attorney in central Illinois from the 1830s to the 1850s. 202 more words

A Horizontal Lincoln at That

Seeing pictures of the week in Washington last week sparked a memory.

I played Abraham Lincoln on the Ford Theater stage in Washington, DC,

…at the age of 18, 665 more words

Wow! Magazine Forum For 01-23-17

Every week on Monday, the WoW! Magazine community and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. 2,839 more words

The Watcher's Council

Abraham Lincoln Timeline, 1809-1858

Brief Abraham Lincoln Timeline (1809-1858)

February 12, 1809: Lincoln born in Kentucky. (Born the same year as Karl Marx)

1816: The Lincolns moved to Indiana. 279 more words

Quote Of The Week - January 23, 2017

How many times have we tried and failed at something? How are you doing with your New years resolutions? I found this quote as a way to keep going. 14 more words

New Habits