Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and facilities will be closed Friday, Feb. 12 in observance of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. In addition, facilities that operate on a Monday through Friday schedule will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15 while facilities... Read More.
It's George Washington's Birthday Happy Birthday, George Washington! In observance of Washington’s Birthday, Presidents Day is celebrated every year on the third Monday in February. The federal holiday brings about changes to what services are available and what offices are open on Feb. 18. Most government... Read More.
Abe's 210th Birthday It’s Abraham Lincoln’s 210th birthday today, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the number of states that observe the day as a paid holiday.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum launched its celebration of Lincoln’s birthday by announcing two major acquisitions: an angry letter the future president wrote to a colleague and a painting that shows the young Lincoln reading while he takes a break from... Read More.
Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site will celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday with a special event on Saturday, Feb. 10. The free party, a tradition at the site since 1973, runs from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Local historian Dale Timmerman... Read More.
Monday night, State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) presented a House Certificate to Orient city officials honoring the city’s 100th birthday. Rep. Severin presented the certificate... Read More.
Historic sites across Illinois will celebrate the birthday of America’s greatest president with a weekend of music, dance, educational programming and, of course, cake. “Abraham Lincoln may have seemed average when he was born in a... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and facilities open Monday to Friday will be closed Monday, February 13th, while facilities open Tuesday to Saturday will be closed Saturday, February 11th, in observance of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. All Driver Services facilities will... Read More.
Vandalia Statehouse offers music, refreshment and history on Feb. 11 VANDALIA, Ill. – Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site will celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday Feb. 11 with refreshments, music and a look at his in-laws who sided with... Read More.
Visit with Abraham Lincoln’s family members as they celebrate the birthday of their illustrious relative on Feb. 11 at Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., historic interpreters will share personal stories and... Read More.