Lincoln had two mothers, Nancy who died when he was nine, and Sarah, a widow Lincoln’s father married.
By John Ostapkovich PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Abraham Lincoln is revered almost universally as one of our nation’s greatest Presidents, but a new book by a Bordentown, New Jersey native tracks the activities of the two […]
A reënactor dressed as Abraham Lincoln, right down to the stovepipe hat, addressed a small crowd of students and tourists from the steps of the Constitution Center’s cavernous lobby.
Chris reviews yesterday’s 4th of July festivities in Philadelphia and the continuing political strife in Egypt. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Kevin Nealon, who will be performing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.
A century and a half ago today, the battle of Gettysburg got under way about 100 miles west of Philadelphia.
Presidents Day is next week but this week there’s some hands-on history taking place this week at the National Constitution Center.
January 1st, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the first document that put the US government in official opposition to slavery.
“Lincoln” brings the iconic Abraham Lincoln down to earth, but without diminishing him in any way.
Gettysburg is a magnet for Civil War buffs the year round. But this week it’s an ideal fall getaway.
White Snakeroot – Ageratina altissima, a member of the Aster family – is a native plant once thought to cure snakebites, but in fact, it’s toxic.
It’s not only outlandish but ridiculous and pointless.
On this President’s Day, the National Constitution Center has several events planned to entertain and educate.
Since 1976, every president has proclaimed Black History Month and the leadership of African Americans has been widely noted.
When the Eagles host the New England Patriots late Sunday afternoon, they’ll be part of something as American as apple pie, and we’re not talking football, but Lincoln.
With the recent 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, an article in The Wall Street Journal titled “The Surprising Global Reach of Lincoln,” brings to light the importance of our 16th president internationally.