A touch-screen video game at the Oregon History Museum’s new exhibit on the legacy of Abraham Lincoln allows visitors to test their knowledge of the 16th president and the Civil War. An Oregon History Museum exhibit on President Lincoln’s legacy contains a snare drum played at his funeral in 1865 by William Henry Brooks, a Union soldier and future Portland resident.
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Rare documents and artifacts pay tribute to 16th president
Following on the heels of its successful "Windows on America" exhibit, which featured some of the nation's most treasured historical artifacts and manuscripts, the Oregon History Museum has opened an original exhibit highlighting the presidency of Abraham Lincoln, entitled, "2 Years, 1 Month: Lincoln's Legacy."