Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Illinois House has approved a plan to make the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum its own agency but scuttled the governor’s proposed privatization of business development in the state.
Dozens of Lincoln family documents have been donated to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, thanks to the widow of a man who was once the state’s Lincoln collection curator.
Presidents Day isn’t always seen as a holiday that marks great attention, like Memorial Day or Labor Day. However, unleash your inner patriot by learning about the great presidents of our nation or the richness in American history in Chicago and you might have a better appreciation for this national holiday.
Whether you’re celebrating Presidents Day, honest Abe’s Day of birth, or just looking for a weekend getaway, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum is worth the trip to Springfield. This is an educational experience for adults and children of all ages to have fun, make memories and even learn a little something about our 16th president. Here’s a run down of museum highlights and tips to help you plan your next trip.