A tower of books to pay tribute to U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. The cylindrical structure stands three stories high at approximately 34 feet in height and features about 6,800 books representing over 15,000 titles about the 16th president. Placed in the lobby of Ford's Theatre Center for Education and Leadership the new museum dedicated to Lincoln's history.
Today is the 235th Birthday of Jane Austen (1775 – 1817) she was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Photograph. Royal Crescent, Bath. From 1801 to 1806 Bath was the home of Jane Austen.