Mary Todd Lincoln Presidential

“Preserve the Union”

Mary Todd Lincoln-Presidential


Mary recalls her early years and education in Lexington, Kentucky. She recalls how she came to be an abolitionist. She tells of her move to Springfield, Illinois, where she would meet and marry the young prairie lawyer. Mary introduces the audience to life in Washington, regaling her listeners with stories about her boys, including her biggest boy Mr. Lincoln. In this time of national strife, the Lincolns would suffer personal tragedies, concluding on that fateful day in April of 1865.