Historic Neighborhoods of Brooklyn-Memorials to Lincoln

Inside Prospect Park there is a sculpture of Lincoln which was dedicated on October 21, 1869. The statue was subsidized by local citizens in a campaign organized by the War Fund Committee of Brooklyn.

http://hubpages.com/_1jlqz2sadegzu/hub/Historic-Neighborhoods-of-Brooklyn-Memorials-to-Lincoln

 

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Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation Not First

History has documented that Lincoln was not the first to write an Emancipation Proclamation. Actually he may have been the third.
http://www.associatedcontent.comarticle/1474251/lincolns_emancipation_proclamation.html