President Lincoln’s Bible Returns Home After 149 Years

Michael F. Nozzolio

February 08, 2010

Port Byron - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke about the importance of leadership and government service at the ceremony marking the return of President Abraham Lincoln's bible to the Port Byron community. The bible was given by Amos Scott King to President Abraham Lincoln in 1861 and is kept along with Amos Scott King's letter to President Lincoln at the Lincoln family home in Manchester, Vermont.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are local historians: Sandie Stoker Gilliland of Scipio; Dawn Roe of Port Byron and Mentz, Joni Lincoln of Conquest, Laurel Auchampaugh of Owasco, and Robert Weible, New York State Historian and Chief Curator of the New York State Museum in Albany.