Happy Birthday President Lincoln!

LincolnDid you know that President Abraham Lincoln was 6’4″ tall?  He was the 16th President of the United States.  He served from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.  He is best known for abolishing slavery, strengthening the national government and modernizing the economy.   If he was living today, he would be 205 years old.  When was he born? 

Some of Lincoln’s Famous Quotes

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

“The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.”

“Everybody likes a compliment.”

Monday is a school holiday to honor President Lincoln. 

 

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