150 years later, Virginia treats Lincoln like a hero (Hooray for Hollywood)

150 years later, Virginia treats Lincoln like a hero (Hooray for Hollywood)

SF Gate ^ | April 11, 2013 | Christine Delsol

Jefferson Davis President 1861–1865

Jefferson Davis President 1861–1865 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Posted on Friday, April 12, 2013 1:06:29 PM by Colonel Kangaroo

As the capital of the Confederate States of America, Richmond, Va. could hardly be described as a supporter of Abraham Lincoln; its grand Monument Avenue is chock-full of oversized statues of heroes of the Confederacy, including Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and Jeb Stuart. But now, nearly 150 years after the Civil War ended, Lincoln – or at least the movie version of him – is Richmond’s new hero…

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (Photo credit: casually_cruel)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To coincide with the movie’s recent release on DVD, Virginia Tourism Corporation has created several self-guided tours that follow Lincoln around the state…

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IS THIS MAN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF...

IS THIS MAN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE LEADER OF THE FREE WORLD, MENTALLY ILL? (Photo credit: SS&SS)

 

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