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Lincoln hat on display in Springfield has curious background

LincolnHatAPAbraham Lincoln's stovepipe hat is part the Taper Collection, which the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has acquired. (AP)

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is re-displaying a stovepipe hat synonymous with the country’s 16th president, amid renewed speculation about its authenticity.

The purported $6.5 million hat is being put on display to mark Lincoln’s 204th birthday.

Read more: Fox News

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