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Mary Todd Lincoln House, spouse of the great Abraham Lincoln. - Lexington, Kentucky

Mary Todd Lincoln House, spouse of the great Abraham Lincoln. - Lexington, Kentucky

Mary Todd Lincoln Famous Be'an

Mary Todd Lincoln Famous Be'an

Mary Todd Lincoln 1861 Matthew Brady portrait

Mary Todd Lincoln 1861 Matthew Brady portrait

MTL Dress Illinois museum

MTL Dress Illinois museum

Mary Todd Lincoln (Sally Field) embraces her son Robert Todd Lincoln (Joseph Gordon Levitt) as he returns home.

Mary Todd Lincoln (Sally Field) embraces her son Robert Todd Lincoln (Joseph Gordon Levitt) as he returns home.

Mary Todd Lincoln  1850s. Sheer Dress Illinois museum.

Mary Todd Lincoln 1850s. Sheer Dress Illinois museum.

Mary Todd Lincoln dress 1850s. Illinois museum. Sheer pink perfection. Bad manequine.

Mary Todd Lincoln dress 1850s. Illinois museum. Sheer pink perfection. Bad manequine.

Another infamous dress on display at the Smithsonian that belonged to Mary Todd Lincoln

Another infamous dress on display at the Smithsonian that belonged to Mary Todd Lincoln

Impress your guests with this traditional Mary Todd Lincoln White Cake Recipe, which contains candied cherries and pineapple.

Mary Todd Lincoln’s White Cake Recipe

Impress your guests with this traditional Mary Todd Lincoln White Cake Recipe, which contains candied cherries and pineapple.

Wedding day photograph of Abraham and Mary taken November 4, 1842 in Springfield, Illinois after three years of a stormy courtship and a broken engagement.  Their love had endured.

Wedding day photograph of Abraham and Mary taken November 4, 1842 in Springfield, Illinois after three years of a stormy courtship and a broken engagement. Their love had endured.

A young Mary Todd lincoln                                                       …

Mary Todd Lincoln's Vanilla Almond Cake

A young Mary Todd lincoln …

Mary Lincoln loved decorating.  She bought this rosewood bed for the White House in 1861.

Mary Lincoln loved decorating. She bought this rosewood bed for the White House in 1861.

Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. Three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front. Nicolas H. Shepherd, photographer. 1846

Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln, traveled in Europe before returning to the U.S. where she was briefly committed to a mental institution. She died in Springfield, Illinois.

Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln. Three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front. Nicolas H. Shepherd, photographer. 1846

One hundred and 30 years after her death, Mary Todd Lincoln will be retried for insanity.    The former first lady was declared insane 10 years after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865, when her son Robert Todd Lincoln had her committed.

Mary Todd Lincoln to be retried for insanity

One hundred and 30 years after her death, Mary Todd Lincoln will be retried for insanity. The former first lady was declared insane 10 years after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865, when her son Robert Todd Lincoln had her committed.

Mary Todd Lincoln, married to Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president. Her life was filled with great triumphs and great tragedy.  She was first lady during the civil war and neither the southerners nor the northerners accepted anything she did.  Her husband's assassination in 1865 shattered her and eventually she outlived her children as well. She struggled with mental illnesses.

Mary Todd Lincoln: Was She Insane?

Mary Todd Lincoln, married to Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president. Her life was filled with great triumphs and great tragedy. She was first lady during the civil war and neither the southerners nor the northerners accepted anything she did. Her husband's assassination in 1865 shattered her and eventually she outlived her children as well. She struggled with mental illnesses.

Mary Todd Lincoln

Mary Todd Lincoln