Near useless facts about Abe Lincoln


Lincoln was once challenged to a duel and he accepted. The man who issued the challenge later dropped it and the duel never happened. Lincoln spoke in a high pitched voice with a Kentucky accent. Lincoln never traveled to a foreign country. Abe Lincoln wore reading glasses.  He was the first President to make Thanksgiving a national holiday. He issued the proclamation on October 3, 1863.  Lincoln’s bed was oversized to accommodate his lengthy body. The bed was 9′-0″ long and 9′-0″ high to the top of the headboard. Lincoln could play the Jews’ harp