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The Daily Genealogist: Secret Message Engraved by Irishman in Abraham Lincoln’s Watch

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Lynn Betlock
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Secret Message Engraved by Irishman in Abraham Lincoln’s Watch
“The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History opened Abraham Lincoln’s pocket watch this past March, and discovered a secretly engraved message that turned an unsubstantiated family story into a confirmed historical event.”

The Daily Genealogist: Photos Take Long Journey to Area

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Lynn Betlock
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Photos Take Long Journey to Area
How a box of mid-century photographs belonging to a Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, couple made its way from Seattle back to Ohio. 

The Daily Genealogist: Struggling to Attract Visitors, Historic Houses May Face Day of Reckoning

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Lynn Betlock
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Struggling to Attract Visitors, Historic Houses May Face Day of Reckoning
“We all know of Monticello and Mount Vernon, and they’re fabulous,” said Sarah Scarbrough, who is director of Virginia’s Executive Mansion. “But there are so many other homes in Virginia, and they’ve been struggling. The severity of the problem is alarming.”

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