Gridiron Glory

Fact #9 (Lincoln)

Lincoln the Bartender

Abraham Lincoln is the only U.S. president who was also a licensed bartender. He was co-owner of Berry and Lincoln, a saloon in Springfield, Illinois.

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Covering more than 5000 square feet, Gridiron Glory is the most extensive exhibition ever built about America’s most popular sport. The Pro Football Hall of Fame has lent 200 of its rarest artifacts to the exhibition, including legendary football gear, photos, and documents. Featuring NFL Films video footage and a series of interactive displays, Gridiron Glory tackles everything from football’s cultural impact to the science behind the game. This groundbreaking exhibition puts visitors in the game alongside football’s greatest pioneers, players, and coaches.

 

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