Lincoln's Farm Legacy

Presidential museum exhibit shows rural roots influenced Lincoln's character and political agenda

Photograph from Lincoln’s last formal portrait sitting, Feb. 5, 1865, in Washington, D.C., taken 10 weeks before the president was assassinated
Photograph from Lincoln’s last formal portrait sitting, Feb. 5, 1865, in Washington, D.C., taken 10 weeks before the president was assassinated.
Courtesy the Library of Congress