Presidential Pad

February 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;2/8/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 19, p2
The article reports on the anticipated opening of the President Lincoln's Cottage to the public on February 19, 2008. The building was a mansion about 3 miles from the White House where former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln lived with his family. Workers have fixed the walls and floors of the 19th-century mansion using materials from Lincoln's time. Visitors can tour rooms and even leaf through copies of the same books Lincoln read while vacationing at the cottage.


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