Here is Practically Historical’s annual Christmas list for the history buff in your life.
- “Lincoln” DVD/Blu-Ray combo pack. Daniel Day Lewis’s tour de force as Lincoln is the obvious attraction, but Tommy Lee Jones’s acerbic Thaddeus Stevens and Sally Field’s tragic turn as Mary Lincoln are both definitely worth seeing.
- “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand. “Seabiscuit” author brings her storytelling skills to the incredible tale of Olympian and American prisoner of war, Louis Zamperini.
- Civil War Desk Calendar- The History Channel. Filled with amazing facts about important battles, military operations, and its leaders.
- Quill Pen & Parchment set. Letter writing with a touch of history- set includes wax sealing and parchment paper.
- Presidential gold dollar set in frame- Patriotic Mint. 39 of the 44 Presidential dollars released in 2016 set in a decorative frame
- “Jefferson in Love; The Love Letters of Thomas Jefferson and Maria Cosway” The second, and last woman to capture Jefferson’s heart, Maria Cosway enchanted the shy American in 1784. This collection is 40 selected letters.