National Park Service hosts event to mark Lincoln's 209th birthday

National Park Service hosts event to mark Lincoln's 209th birthday

US President Abraham Lincoln re-enactor Greg Edwards (L) and Gen. Ulysses S. Grant re-enactor Kenneth Serfass chat during a National Park Service-hosted event to mark the 209th anniversary of Lincoln's birthday, February 12, 2018, at the Lincoln Memorial, in Washington, D.C. Considered one of America's greatest presidents, Lincoln is remembered for preserving the Union after the Civil War and freeing slaves with the Emancipation Proclamation. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI

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