Ask an Expert: Question and Answer Archive
The following questions were submitted by website visitors and answered by the Lincoln Collection staff.
- When and where was Lincoln born?
- Where did Lincoln live?
- Did he have any brothers or sisters?
- How tall was Lincoln?
- What jobs did Lincoln hold?
- Who were his parents?
- How many children did Lincoln have?
- Are there any living direct descendants of Abraham Lincoln?
- Did Abraham Lincoln have a middle name?
- Did Lincoln ever own slaves?
- Did Lincoln write the Gettysburg Address on the back of an envelope?
- Do the hands on the Lincoln Memorial spell out a message?
- Did scientists raise Lincoln from the dead?
- Did Lincoln ever walk miles to return change to a store customer?
- Did the young Lincoln do his homework writing with coal on the back of a shovel?
- Was Lincoln’s corpse ever stolen?
- Did Lincoln ever fight a duel?
- Was “Dixie” really Lincoln’s favorite song?