Great events that happened in a barn: The death of the first presidential assassin

2020-04-11T00:55:15-04:00May 11th, 2017|Great events that happened in a barn, History|

On the night of April 14, 1865 while watching the play Our American Cousin to try to relax as the Civil War wound down, famed actor John Wilkes Booth crept into the Presidential Box at Ford’s Theater in Washington DC and fired his Derringer pistol into the back of Abraham Lincoln’s head. In the shock [...]

Abraham Lincoln and reclaimed wood

2017-01-21T12:39:11-05:00February 23rd, 2017|History|

The American dream is that you can come from the most humble of beginnings and rise to become the most powerful man in our country. No one exemplifies this most than our 16th president Abraham Lincoln. Born in rural Kentucky near Hodgenville into a farming family with a one room log cabin in 1809 no [...]