Mary Todd Lincoln House
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Mrs. Mary Todd Lincoln, perhaps one of the most intriguing First Ladies of United States history, grew up in this home. You think you know Mary Todd Lincoln? Visit this wonderful home and meet a Mrs. Lincoln that was sophisticated, educated, and versed in politics few have been in modern history.
Mary Todd, who would become Mrs. Abraham Lincoln, one of America's most controversial First Ladies, was born in Lexington in 1818. Her father, Robert Todd, was a successful businessman and Whig politician; her grandfather, Levi Todd, was one of Lexington's founders. Her mother died when she was six…
This is the home that Mary Todd Lincoln grew up in. The tour guides do a wonderful job with stories of her life.