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Abe Lincoln(39)s Pocket Watch had Secret Message

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  • Abe Lincoln(39)s Pocket Watch had Secret Message

    How extraordinary. The very moment the Civil War Started was recorded inside Abe's pocket watch all these years:
    I keep six honest serving-men (they taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who.

  • #2
    Fascinating information Roger. Lots of Lincoln history and sites here.
    Like a drifter I was born to walk alone


    • #3
      I'm guessing the beginning of the inevitable war was a time marked for it's great dread (it had been so carefully side-stepped in the preceding thirty years): sort of a 'where were you when Kennedy was shot', or 'when the towers fell' kind of moment.
      Those Jewelers were a secretively mischievous (Jeff Davis) lot, but nice they saved that bit of history.
      Stiles was happy to be able to see his ancestor’s inscription, saying, “ my ancestor put graffiti on it.”

        Call me sentimental ~
      I wonder if Wales would like to have a Tea Party?
      If the women don\'t find you handsome, they should at least find you handy.


      • #4
        Got to love history thanks for the info