Thursday, November 19, 2009

~ Lincoln Today In History ~ & ***FOUR GIVEAWAYS ***

TODAY IN HISTORY ~ 1863 President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address as he dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania.
Here we go with the next round of GIVEAWAYS, ladies. Go to Nov. 16th post to enter.

RULES ARE SIMPLE & THE SAME ~ Drawing Nov. 23rd
1 ~ All who ENTERED GIVEAWAY #1 & #2 will be re-entered automatically into NEW GIVEAWAY #3 drawing

2 ~ ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY #3, by leaving a comment on THIS POST ONLY & you will be entered AGAIN

3 ~ State which giveaway you would prefer ... #1, #2, #3, #4 (#s in front of each giveaway)

Spread the word ... ~~~ GRAND PRIZE ~~~ in December we will be having one huge GIVEAWAY celebrating all you wonderful new friends & in celebration of Christmas


  1. Thank you for the reminder that today is the anniversary of an important event in our history.


  2. Hello PB...
    As always I can come here and learn something each day. I did not remember the exact date of the Gettysburg Address. You have given me back a piece of history for my memory. Thank you my precious friend.

    Hope you are having a wonderful day. I am thinking of you as I work each day. Wishing I could be there visiting and having a wonderful cup of tea.

    Love ya sweetie. Hugs, Cherry Jelly

  3. this is a great post! Nice and interesting pictures.
    May you have a blessed Thanksgiving!

  4. What a Great Moment in History...what a Great Leader-a humble man. Thanks Marydon!

  5. What a wonderful time in History my friend. Lincoln was a REAL MAN...REAL I SAY!

    Now...I must tell you...

    I'm FAINT over the box that I opened last night from you! OMGOSH! I love everything and you can betch I'm going to be using a ton of it this Christmas.

    Now...I confused about the thingy you wanted. What do you want me to do with it for you??? Do tell!

    Love to you "Oh Generous One!"


  6. Hi MD,
    Gosh, you are the give-away Queen my friend, WOW !! Hoping you are feeling better, and able to get out and about today .. You are my history teacher too ..hahaha.. I know all these things, but they are forgotten, until sweet you reminds us of this important part of history .. Hugs to you ~

  7. Dear Marydon, I loved reading your blog about President Abraham Lincoln. I have always found him to be a fascinating man. Being English I love all history and have watched and learned a lot about American history. Thanks for writing about him, Maureen...

  8. I did not know that today in 1863 President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. Thank you.

  9. Great info for us at this time.Pray for the U.S.A. Put me in the mix.

  10. See, this is a great reason to visit you, you always share such fascinating little tidbits. Can you imagine living through that time, it must have been so scary and uncertain facing the thought of war in your homeland, against fellow countrymen, friends and family. I finally added my name to your giveaway post, it took me a while to pick a #! Have a great day!

  11. I will never forget the visit to Gettysburg for me. I was 14 years old & had read much about the Civil War. It was chilling to be there where so much history took place.
    Have a Wonderful Evening!

  12. Thanks for the reminder Marydon! We went up in the Tower in Gettysburg ( the one that overlooked the cemetery) That was an awesome view! It was so old they tore it down.. Haven't been back there in awhile. That place is sooo full of History!! Love it!

    Blessings ~ Teresa

  13. Hi Marydon,
    Do I re-enter here, if so please put my name in for #4 giveaway.
    Thanks a bunch and have a wonderful weekend,

  14. Hi Marydon, you must be a history buff! You always have such interesting posts.
    I still am leaning to the #1 giveaway! I hope..I hope...I hope...!

  15. Hi Marydon!
    What an excellent post for today! I agree with Rebecca...President Lincoln was a REAL man and AMERICAN!!


    Hugs to you!!

  16. Hello Marydon... I just love how you include so much history in your posts... I always enjoy them so much! Love to you... xoxo Julie Marie

  17. Thanks for all the information...we can only pray. I enjoy all your posts with the history...great for me who has applied for US citizenship.

  18. Would love giveaway #4!
    Donna in NE La.
    k d maine 77 at yahoo dot com

  19. Ladybug!
    You and these wonderful giveaways... you are so very sweet~~ giving us all such a wonderful opportunity to win treats!
    I hope that you are doing well... and getting ready for the holidays!
    Christina :)

  20. Thank you so much for sharing a bit of our country's history and for all of your sweet giveaways!!

  21. Oh, I just checked out your store. I have heard about feed sack dresses but never seen all the prints on feedsacks. Really? People put feed in those pretty things?

  22. Hello...I am contacting you because I would like to find out where you found such a resilient photo of Abe Lincoln with the colored fancy calligraphy which IS " The Gettysberg Address". Please respond as soon as you can. I think that is the neatest thing!! My email is Thank You!!