November 10, 2014 – Delaware State Capitol and First State National Monument (a non-RV Post)

First State Heritage Park (John Bell House), Dover, DE – 2014-11-10

It is believed that in 1861 President Lincoln met the John Bell House with influential politicians to discuss a bill he wanted to introduce in Congress that would compensate District slave-holders an average of $300 for each slave in hopes it might avert the Civil War.

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