Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library And Museum To Reopen Wednesday In SpringfieldMuseum officials said the property has been cleaned and protective barriers also are installed in some places. Tickets must be purchased in advance online or over the phone.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library And Museum Receives Book Collection Of Famed Biographer Benjamin ThomasBenjamin Thomas' books could be a gold mine for Lincoln scholars as many of the works contain the author's handwritten comments, observances and notations.
Museum To Mark Anniversary Of Lincoln Buying Illinois HomeLincoln paid $1.500 for the home when he was a young lawyer with a wife and infant son. It was the site of the birth of three of Lincoln's sons and the funeral for one of them.
Museum Offers Free Admission, Events For Lincoln's BirthdayMuseum officials say admission will be free on Feb. 12 — what would have been Lincoln's 210th birthday.
Lincoln Papers Project Gets Grant For Tracking SoftwareAssociation president Bob Willard says the project is "the 21st century effort to make the wisdom of Abraham Lincoln available to the widest possible audience."
Lawmakers Open Fall Session With Questions On Lincoln MuseumIts fundraising foundation wants state tourism money to help pay off $9 million owed on a decade-old loan used to buy Lincoln artifacts.
Lawmakers To Ask Questions About Lincoln Hat, Museum FutureA state House committee plans a hearing to consider questions surrounding the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Schoolchildren Raise $18K In Pennies For Lincoln DocumentSchoolchildren in central Illinois and their spare pennies have ensured that a piece of Abraham Lincoln history will return home for the Illinois Bicentennial.
House Passes Plan For Separate Agency To Run Lincoln LibraryThe 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.
Lincoln Museum Getting Dozens Of New DocumentsDozens 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.
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Guide To: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & MuseumWhether 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.