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8/1/2019

Stealing Lincoln’s Body with Dr. Kevin L. Burke

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

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Join us to hear a little known, and surprisingly humorous American tale of desperation carried out by bumbling criminals. One of the most bizarre events in American history took place in July of 1876, when counterfeiters attempted to steal the body of our sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln. 

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