Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln's Tomb

Lincoln Tomb Reopens After Months of Repairs

The interior of the Lincoln Tomb has been closed since December, as crews fixed cracks in the marble walls and repainted water-damaged ceilings.


Abraham Lincoln 1860 note (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum)

Lincoln Note Mystery Solved

Historians think it was written during 1860 campaign


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Restoration Work Underway at Lincoln Tomb

A $700,000 restoration project at the temporarily closed Abraham Lincoln’s tomb in Springfield is expected to finish in April.



Drunk Tries to Crash at Abe Lincoln’s Home

Springfield, Ill. police say 23-year-old man threw brick through basement window.


377869 58: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)

Remembering The Gettysburg Address, 150 Years Later

Abraham Lincoln was the second person to speak on November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg.


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Military Marker Placed on Grave of Lincoln’s Father

Newly unearthed information about the military service of Abraham Lincoln’s father has led to a special marker being placed on his grave in east-central Illinois.


Sculptor Jim Victor sculpts bikini-clad model Talia Sloboda out of 200 pounds of butter  (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Iowa State Fair Plans Butter Sculpture Of Lincoln

A butter sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln will share the dairy-centric spotlight this year with the world-famous butter cow at the Iowa State Fair.


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KC Car Dealer Accused Of Stealing Customer IDs Linked To $1M In Fraudulent Car Loans

A suburban Kansas City automobile dealer used personal information from customers and others who filled out credit applications to receive more than $1 million in fraudulent car loans, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Tuesday.



From Bandages To Wine, Illinois Exhibit Highlights Lincoln Commercialism

The rotating exhibit sheds some light on the myriad ways the Civil War-era commander in chief still has a hold on the American imagination.


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.