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This Week in History

February 1, 1850
Edward Baker Lincoln, second son of Abraham and Mary, dies at 3 years and 11 months of age.

February 3, 1865
President Lincoln meets with Confederate commissioners aboard the River Queen at Hampton Roads, Virginia.

February 6, 1861
President-elect Lincoln and his wife greet visitors at a farewell reception at their Springfield home.

Today in Lincoln's Life

Lincoln's Words
"The struggle of today, is not altogether for today -- it is for a vast future also. With a reliance on Providence, all the more firm and earnest, let us proceed in the great task which events have devolved upon us."
--Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861

Lincoln Events

  • February 6 Musical Program, Springfield, IL
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  • February 8 Lincoln Bodyguard Program, Boardman, OH
  • February 8 Lincoln Lecture, Ann Arbor, MI
  • February 8 Lincoln Lecture, Indianapolis, IN
  • February 10 Lincoln Lecture, New York City
  • February 10 Mary Lincoln Program, Cleveland, OH
  • February 11-12 Birthday Events, Springfield, IL
  • February 12 Birthday Events, Jersey City, NJ
  • February 12 Birthplace Ceremony, Hodgenville, KY
  • February 12 Birthday Events, Washington, DC
  • February 12 Lincoln Dinner, Redlands, CA
  • February 12 Birthday Party, Kettering, OH

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