Some Abraham Lincoln Stories You Won’t Get from Hollywood

Abraham_Lincoln_by_Nicholas_Shepherd,_1846-cropWhat was Abraham Lincoln doing with 81 bottles of champagne and 14 pounds of raisins? Thankfully he didn’t consume them all himself, but he was an integral part of the party for which the food and drinks were purchased. We go to that party and learn about Lincoln’s failed marriage proposal, to boot. All from his time in the old Illinois state capital of Vandalia. On this edition of The American Countryside.

Author: andrew