Mary Todd Lincoln – Jessica Michna


September 19, 2021

Racine actress and historical impersonator, Jessica Michna, played the role of former First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln. Mary recalls her early years and education in Lexington, Kentucky. She recalls how she came to be an abolitionist. She tells of her move to Springfield, Illinois, where she would meet and marry the young prairie lawyer. Mary introduces the audience to life in Washington, regaling her listeners with stories about her boys, including her biggest boy Mr. Lincoln. In this time of national strife, the Lincolns would suffer personal tragedies, concluding on that fateful day in April of 1865.

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