City of Harper Woods
19617 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
 
Thursday, February 12, 2015

07:00 AM  
Lincoln's Birthday

Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky on February 12, 1809.  Nominated as our 16th President in 1860 On April 14, 1865, Lincoln was assassinated while attending a play at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C. Actor John Wilkes Booth shot him in the back of the head before jumping onto the stage and escaping to Maryland. Lincoln died on April 15th.