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In Washington DC, President and Mrs. Lincoln attend an evening of Verdi and Bellini opera

Abraham Lincoln, Mathew Brady Studio Image, February 9, 1864, detail
01/23/1862
President Lincoln and the First Lady heard selections from Guiseppe Verdi's Il Trovatore and Vicenzo Bellini's Il Puritani at the Washington Theater (also called Carusi's Hall) on the north-east corner of C and Eleventh Street in the capital.  The Internal Revenue Service building now occupies that site.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Ralph Gary, Following in Lincoln's Footsteps: A Complete Annotated Reference to Hundreds of Historical Sites Visited by Abraham Lincoln (New York: Carroll and Graf Publishers, 2001), 358 

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