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Happy 201, Abe!

By Marcus Gilmer in Miscellaneous on Feb 12, 2010 3:40PM

Photo by williamhartz

The State of Illinois is celebrating Abraham Lincoln's 201st birthday in a somewhat odd fashion: by collecting memorabilia from his 200th birthday celebration and making a time capsule to open at his 300th birthday celebration. A bit unconventional but, hey, who are we to judge? Abe, we'll pour one out for you tonight, big guy. Happy birthday!