Mary Todd Lincoln House

Richard Norton Smith talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. This was part of an eight-day President… read more

Richard Norton Smith talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. This was part of an eight-day President Abraham Lincoln bicentennial tour that Mr. Smith was leading through about 20 Lincoln sites in Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois. A docent led the group through the house where Mary Todd lived from the 13- to 21-years old and where Abraham Lincoln visited her family. She also stayed there with her children while her husband was a U.S. representative. The docent talked about Mary Todd’s family, upbringing, education, life, and character. He also talked about the restoration. The Mary Todd Lincoln House was the first site restored to honor a first lady. close

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Location:
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Feb 14, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2009

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  • Feb 14, 2009 | 10:20pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 15, 2009 | 1:18am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 2009 | 12:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2009 | 6:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2009 | 12:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2009 | 6:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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