Did Abraham Lincoln
! NOT !
! BUT NOW !
! FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME!
YOU TOO CAN LEARN
WHO took an authentic Lincoln cabin apart log by log, shipped it to Chicago, and threw it away!
WHAT night-time ceremonies the Lincoln Memorial was designed for — and why you've never seen them!
WHEN almost all of the memorial cabins were actually built!
WHY a syrup can established the historical standard followed in all of the Lincoln log cabins!
HOW the National Park Service bulldozed an entire Lincoln site before sending in the archæologists — who — imagine the surprise — found no trace of any human habitation whatsoever.
! SHOCKING !
AND ABSOLUTELY TRUE.
"Now all the Story a Bout the first Cabin is fals …"
Dennis Hanks, letter to Wm. Herndon
Johnson’s always informative, always eye-opening, and usually funny. His footnotes are as much fun as finding that box of chocolates you’d stashed behind the canned peas and forgotten about.
— C. W., Nebraska