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This very memorable area, located just under the ridge from the Sanatorium of the Four Seasons Hotel, is part of the original campus. Being a small tract of land slightly rolling in nature, the area first lent itself to outdoor activities and . . . — — Map (db m151541) HM
During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln commented to General O. O. Howard that after the War ended, he hoped General Howard would do something for the people of this area. Years later, Howard would recall this exchange as he traveled through . . . — — Map (db m204563) HM
Cumberland Gap became the principal passage between the eastern and western theaters of operation in the Upper South during the war. Whichever side held the high ground here held the Gap.
In 1861, Confederate Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer's men . . . — — Map (db m35761) HM
"If you come through this misery alive... I want you to do something for all those mountain people who have been shut out of the world all these years." These words of President Abraham Lincoln to General O. O. Howard in 1863 proved to be the . . . — — Map (db m35760) HM
This stone monument was built to commemorate the Lincoln Tercentenary, a celebration held in 1937 of the Lincoln family having been in this country 300 years. The first ancestor to arrive was Samuel Lincoln, who landed in Boston on June 20, 1637. . . . — — Map (db m172415) HM