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

01/02/2015

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.

07/22/2013

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.

09/16/2012

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.

09/04/2012

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 […]

08/22/2012

Mary_Surratt

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.

07/08/2011

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.

04/10/2011

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