The Story After the Tragedy: The 150-Year Journey of Lincoln’s Cufflink

5 mins. Read

In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, Ford’s Theatre has reunited an extraordinary collection of artifacts that were in the Theatre on the night of his assassination. Lincoln’s cufflink returns to Tenth Street with a fascinating story of its own, which begins after the tragedy of Lincoln’s assassination.

Why Lincoln Matters: As a Leader

4 mins. Read

Lincoln was seemingly a natural born leader. With his ability to command a room, give a powerful speech and negotiate, he is regarded as one of the best presidents in American history. As a leader, Lincoln was determined to hold together a nation that was falling apart at the seams.