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.
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.
In honor of Father’s Day, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is displaying two rare pieces of furniture made by the 16th president’s father, Thomas Lincoln. The display begins on Friday, June 16, and ends on Monday, June 26. The furniture... Read More.
Children and young adults will be able to immerse themselves in frontier life and the world of Abraham Lincoln this summer thanks to three programs being offered by Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site. The Littlest Pioneer Day Camp is designed for... 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.