Season 2, Episode 16-Abraham Lincoln and Springfield

Very few towns love their President like Springfield, Illinois, loves Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, and iconic beard and top hat-wearer! Learn about Lincoln’s political rise, his election and chaotic term, his wife, Mary, and sons, and his home in Springfield! Be sure to check out Abraham Lincoln’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode fromContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 16-Abraham Lincoln and Springfield”

Season 1, Episode 16-Abraham Lincoln and Sinking Spring

Listen to This Episode! Abraham Lincoln, boy of the frontier: the first President born in what was then the West, the wilds of Kentucky at Sinking Spring outside of Hodgenville. Learn about Lincoln’s rough childhood and family life, his struggle for education, his rise in politics, and what happened to his birthplace site! Abraham LincolnContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 16-Abraham Lincoln and Sinking Spring”