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Lincoln Tales and Photos

A hidden message in Abe Lincoln’s pocket watch? Or so watchmaker Jonathan Dillon told his descendants. Truth or fable?

Today they opened the watch to see…

U.S. Grant’s descendant looks in great-grandpa’s photo album and finds a previously unknown photo of Lincoln in front of the White House.

UPDATE: More here with a look at the photo.

UPDATE II: A closeup look at the watch inscription.

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