The restoration was only completed in 2008 and it's interpretation looked to not replicate the furnishings but emphasize the impact of the man. Hence the title.
The starkness helps you focus in Mr. Lincoln. At the end they asked us to reflect on "liberty." They asked us to complete postcards with what we though liberty was. The cards will be held for a week or two, then sent back to us as are minder of our time at Mr. Lincoln's cottage.
This is the diary of one of Lincoln's guards donated by a descendant of his from Wichita.
Three of our four hosts. Talia (Tudor Place), Callie (Lincoln's Cottage) and Jake (Ford's Theater). Sad that Braden from Douglass' home wasn't able to be there that day.