Oak Ridge Cemetery is repairing the receiving vault that housed the remains of Abraham Lincoln and his son Willie before their relocation to the Lincoln Tomb. The restoration should be completed in time for the 150th anniversary commemoration of Lincoln’s burial, which will also include
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You might recall that a vandal recently damaged a statue of a Civil War soldier atop the Lincoln Tomb by breaking the soldier’s sword. The statue has now been repaired, thanks to sculptor Mark Svendsen, who molded a replacement from pieces of the recovered sword.