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Topic - Bill Dunlap
Civil War nurse Sarah Low met Abraham Lincoln on April 20, 1864, writing in her diary that the president shook hands with everyone at a crowded White House reception. One year later, the Dover woman would see Lincoln again, this time as he lay in state in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.
"The project is to make as much of the collection available digitally as possible," said Bill Dunlap, the society's executive director. "So some kid in the boondocks, sitting in his own house, can get access in a way he never could before."
Ultimately, Dunlap said, the society hopes to include artifacts from the state's 206 local historical societies.