Abraham Lincoln

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


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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.


Portrait of American President Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865), the sixteenth President of the United States, dressed in a suit and bow tie, April 9, 1865. Five days after this portrait was taken President Lincoln was assassinated  by John Wilkes Booth while attending a performance of 'Our American Cousin' at Ford's Theater. (Photo: Alexander Gardner/Getty Images)

Archaeologists in Bloomington Discover a Bit of Local History Tied to Honest Abe

An archaeological dig in Bloomington has uncovered part of a courthouse where Abraham Lincoln once worked.


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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