PANORAMA: This view, shot in November 2007, captures the original staircase that Lincoln used. "Everyone loves to touch that handrail and get a feel that somehow they're connecting with this president," said director Frank D. Milligan.
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Seven-Year Restoration of Lincoln Refuge Finished Article | The grieving officer who had just lost his wife in a river accident found the president sitting alone in the twilight of an August evening, with one leg thrown over the arm of a chair, cooling himself with a palm fan.