Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Illinois House Of Representatives

Democrats Shelve Rauner Plan To Privatize Business Creation

House Democrats have abandoned Gov. Bruce Rauner’s idea to privatize the state’s business-development agency but are moving ahead with Speaker Michael Madigan’s plan to make the state’s shrine to Abraham Lincoln a separate agency.

05/28/2015

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“Little Rock Nine” Receive Lincoln Leadership Prize

Civil rights pioneers were in downstate Illinois on Tuesday, after being honored in Chicago Monday night for their work since they ended racial segregation at an all-white school in Arkansas decades ago.

05/19/2015

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. (Credit: www.alplm.org)

Presidential Portrait Exhibit Coming To Springfield

Portraits of every president from George Washington to Barack Obama will go on display later this month at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield.

05/08/2015

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum (John Muchow/www.presidentlincoln.org)

Lawmakers Debate Overhaul Of Lincoln Library & Museum

State lawmakers on Wednesday discussed the future of the Abraham Presidential Library and Museum, amid a proposal by House Speaker Michael Madigan to split it off from the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

10/01/2014

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Guide To: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

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.

02/20/2012