Elena, Age 11, Dunlap, IL
Buried right outside of Springfield, Illinois
Robbers were foiled when they tried to steal his body.
Huge animal lover
At a theater when he was shot
Mary was his wife’s name
Leader of the Union during the Civil War
Issued the Emancipation Proclamation
Never slept in the Lincoln Bedroom
Coffin has been opened five times.
Oak Ridge Cemetery is where he was laid to rest.
Loved to eat oysters
Never drank, smoked, or chewed