News & Politics

Lincolns, Lincolns Everywhere

No, you weren’t seeing double. Abraham Lincoln was everywhere this weekend. About 60 Abe and Mary Todd impersonators from across the country joined together at the Willard InterContinental on Saturday to celebrate the 16th President’s bicentennial. Apparently, Lincoln was a storyteller with a self-deprecating sense of humor, so we asked the Lincolns to tell us their best jokes (and recite the Gettysburg address, duh). Watch the video to find out what separates the honest Abes from the fakes.

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Jessica Sidman
Food Editor

Jessica Sidman covers the people and trends behind D.C.’s food and drink scene. Before joining Washingtonian in July 2016, she was Food Editor and Young & Hungry columnist at Washington City Paper. She is a Colorado native and University of Pennsylvania grad.