Benjamin Yount, Metro Networks
Springfield, IL -(Effingham Radio)- The jewel of Illinois’ Lincoln collection is on display, but only for a little while.
Chris Wills with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum says they are displaying one of five original copies of the Gettysburg Address.
Wills says President Lincoln wrote the copy himself.
Monday was the 155th anniversary of Lincoln’s speech at the cemetery in Gettysburg.
The speech will be on display till Sunday.