February 2014  marks the 205th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday which was celebrated in Oregon this year on February 12 with a wreath-laying ceremony and readings about our 16th President at Lincoln Square in downtown Portland in the shadow of the Lincoln statue donated in 1928 to the city by Dr. Henry Waldo Coe. 

150 years ago this week, Abraham Lincoln was preparing for his 55th birthday on the 9th of February by patiently sitting for several photographs taken in Mathew Brady’s ...


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