The Pre-Presidential Years
brings the presidential campaign to life for contemporary visitors. Multiple video monitors spin out a TV news program analyzing the campaign in which Lincoln won the presidency. This daring and different approach makes the complex four-way presidential race of 1860 understandable to today's audiences by accurately, and amusingly, translating the issues and strategies.
On to Washington, shows president-elect Lincoln making his famous and emotional farewell speech before leaving Springfield for Washington D.C. where he will begin his first term as president. He will not return alive.