#Abraham Lincoln

.United States
A 1768 lottery ticket signed by Washington that is up for sale for at least $20,000. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • In honour of the President's Day, presidential artefacts will be on sale in an online bidding 
  • Many personal items of presidents, including letters, photographs are up for bidding until Thursday
  • Items belonging to modern presidents are also on the list

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Lincoln Memorial, in Washington DC, was inaugurated in 1922. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • 'Celebrating America' event, following President Joe Biden's swearing-in, was held at the Lincoln Memorial
  • Monument honours Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the US
  • It was designed by Henry Bacon on the lines similar to that of the Parthenon in Athens

.Boston, MA, USA
Titled 'Emancipation Group', the statue was erected in 1876 as a replica of same statue in Washington installed in 1876. (Photo credit: Library of Congress)

  • Lincoln statue with Black man in Boston removed on Tuesday after petition by an artist
  • The statue's removal was ordered by the city's arts council last June
  • The statue was found objectionable for the bad light in which it showed the Black people

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Thanksgiving is a celebration of the harvest and other blessings of the past year. (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • Thanksgiving is an annual national holiday in the US, Canada
  • President Abraham Lincoln declared it a national day of thanksgiving in 1863
  • It is celebrated on fourth Thursday of November every year