Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

circa 1860:  American statesman Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865), 16th president of the United States of America from 1861 to 1865.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Abe Lincoln Selfie Contest Launches

You have until February 2 to submit a Lincoln-themed snapshot


Chicago Blackhawks Victory Parade And Rally

Stanley Cup Heading to Illinois Capitol

The Stanley Cup will be in Springfield, Ill., for private events on July 29.


Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum (photo courtesy:Flickr)

Defacing Lincoln

Police in Springfield, Ill. says former President’s library wall was spray-painted and written on.


US President Barack Obama and President

September: Lincoln Decides to Sign Emancipation Proclamation

The 150th-anniversary commemorations continue at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.


Mary Todd Lincoln

Whole ‘nother Story — Was Mary Todd Lincoln Insane?

Today, Kevin tells us about a new trial planned to re-examine the 1875 case against Mary Todd Lincoln —  using the latest insights on mental health… Will she take the witness stand?    Mary Todd Lincoln […]



Historic Retrials Set For Abe Lincoln Conspirator Surratt

The retrial of Mary Surratt will involve well known Illinois attorneys and the same judge who oversaw the Blagojevich trial.


Jim Edgar

Former Illinois Governor Edgar Working to Document State’s History

Jim Edgar has contributed more than 230 hours of interviews for the Illinois Statecraft Oral History Program.


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