Park Over the Highway Takes Shape with MoDot Work this Weekend
MoDot crews will close 1-44 starting in the evening at 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 11 to begin the process of placing 40 girders across the highway. Each girder weighs 14 tons and is 100 feet long.The highway will reopen by 5:00 a.m. on Monday July 14.
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship
August 28, 2012
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship, by Russell Freedman. Boston: Clarion Books, 2012.
Author Russell Freedman, a Newberry Medal winner for Lincoln: A Photobiography, once again sets his sights on Lincoln, but this time he writes a joint biography about the friendship of Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.
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