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

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

A US Navy service member stands at attention among wreaths during a National Park Service-hosted event to mark the 209th anniversary of US President Abraham 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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