Abe's Old Hat

A state historic board wants DNA testing to prove that a hat indeed belonged to US President Abraham Lincoln.

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In 1962 I visited the House

In 1962 I visited the House Where Lincoln Died museum in Washington, D.C., across the street from Ford's Theater. At that time they displayed the bloody pillow on which Lincoln died. While I'm sure that is no longer politically correct, presumably the Smithsonian has material from which samples of Lincoln's DNA could be obtained.