December 11, 2009
Illinois photographers and Presidential Museum join forces to honor
Abraham Lincoln's 201st birthday
"A Day in the Life of Abraham Lincoln" will create Lincoln-themed
images in Illinois communities on February 12, 2010

December 2, 2009
"Sometimes puts a Soldier's powers of Endurance to a severe test"
Civil War diary written by Salem, Illinois native donated to Presidential Library and Museum

October 28, 2009
1909 Cherry Mine Disaster 100th anniversary authors' program and musical performance November 7 at Presidential Library

October 22, 2009
Looking for Lincoln and Lincoln, Life-Size author to
appear November 19 at Presidential Museum
Appearance coincides with 146th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

October 19, 2009
Special performances scheduled October 24, 29 and 30 at Presidential Museum

October 15, 2009
Visit a treasure next door
Half price Museum admission during October for residents
of Bureau, Putnam and Marshall Counties

October 15, 2009
"The Flames Caught Us"
1909 Cherry Mine Disaster 100th anniversary exhibit opens
November 1 at Presidential Library

October 8, 2009
Field trip grant winners announced
Midwest Generation contribution to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential
Library Foundation allows schools and groups that serve low-income
youth to visit Lincoln Presidential Museum

September 30, 2009
How Lincoln learned to read
Author of book about the education of great Americans
to appear October 20 at Presidential Museum

September 18, 2009
Civil War, Lincoln and religion, Paul Simon, Chicago women

September 16, 2009
CWPT Presents Inaugural 'Chairman's Awards For Achievement' At Springfield Trustees Meeting

September 16, 2009
George Washington Inaugural Bible to be displayed October 9 at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

September 15, 2009
Visit a treasure next door
Half price Museum admission during October for residents of Effingham, Jasper and Crawford Counties

September 11, 2009
2010 Historic Illinois Calendars available

September 10, 2009
Sangamon County residents can tour Museum for $5 when they bring out-of-town guests

September 9, 2009
Tickets available for two Lincoln presentations by renowned authors

September 3, 2009
Hands-on history in your community
"Lincoln Legacy Learning Kits" available from
Illinois public libraries and historic sites

August 20, 2009
A. Lincoln: A Biography
Author of new bestselling Lincoln biography to appear September 21 at Presidential Library

August 10, 2009
Famed military author to present "Lincoln as Commander in Chief September 25 at Lincoln Presidential Museum

July 13, 2009
Antique tractor show July 25 outside Lincoln Presidential Museum

July 8, 2009
The Civil War and country music
Tickets available for two musical events in July
at Presidential Museum

June 26, 2009
What does that Lincoln statue say?
Author of book about Lincoln monuments to sign books July 17 at
Presidential Museum Gift Store

June 19, 2009
"One Destiny" performances continue during
July at Presidential Museum

June 10, 2009
Lincoln statue by world-famous Chinese artist presented to
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
State officials, Springfield Mayor and Deputy Consul General
of China take part in presentation ceremony

June 8, 2009
The Lincoln connection extends to Hawaii
Rare Lincoln document related to the Emancipation Proclamation
confirmed in the current President's birth state of Hawaii

May 19, 2009
A berry special Lincoln event
Strawberry Party Saturday, May 23 in Union Square Park

May 8, 2009
The Tea Ladies return
"My Grandmother's Apron" May 16 at Presidential Library

May 5, 2009
"Gathering of Elizabeths" June 27 seeks to break
world record of 436 set at last year's event

May 4, 2009
On-line student magazine about 1908 Springfield Race
Riot receives prestigious national awards
American Association of Museums honors "Flashpoint" produced by
Presidential Library's Summer Scholars Program

May 1, 2009
Presidential Museum offers unique gift ideas for
Mother's Day

May 1, 2009
Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project wins
"Book of the Year" award

April 28, 2009
Civil War musical to be performed under the stars
July and August shows scheduled for Union Square Park

April 21, 2009
Yes we can
Canstruction food drive to create Lincoln-themed structures at
Presidential Library April 27 - May 3

April 20, 2009
Visit a downstate treasure
Half price Museum admission during May for residents
of Lake, Kane and Boone Counties

April 13, 2009
"One Destiny" performances continue during
May at Presidential Museum

March 27, 2009
The Black Rep schedules performance, workshop
April 3 - 4 at Presidential Library and Museum

March 27, 2009
Frozen in time
Civil War "Tableau Vivant" at Presidential Museum April 4

March 23, 2009
Despite huge nationwide participation, simultaneous Gettysburg Address reading
falls short of world record
Another simultaneous reading of Lincoln's words will be tried in two years
for the Civil War Sesquicentennial

March 11, 2009
Another President from Illinois is getting more attention as the 150th anniversary of the Civil War draws near
Ulysses S. Grant is remembered as a champion of civil rights

March 9, 2009
Tea Time
Presidential Library announces 2009 Saturday Afternoon Teas

March 4, 2009
"One Destiny" performances continue during March and April at Presidential Museum

March 3, 2009
Orientation program March 18 for new Abraham
Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum volunteers

February 25, 2009
"The Lincoln Project" artist discussion scheduled for March 11 at Presidential Museum
Don Pollack will reflect on his unique perspective of the
Lincoln legacy during this free program

February 19, 2009
Generations of Pride
New African American section of Presidential Library website features
chronology, genealogy resources and other history materials

February 19, 2009
The Black Rep schedules performances, workshops at
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

February 5, 2009
A chopper for a rail splitter
Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial motorcycle pays tribute to
16th President's circuit riding days

January 30, 2009
"Now he belongs to the ages."
Three key Lincoln documents to be displayed during
overnight Lincoln's Birthday vigil at Presidential Museum

January 29, 2009
Flag retreat ceremony February 12 at Lincoln Tomb will feature Civil War soldiers
One lucky visitor will go home with the flag that flew over Lincoln Tomb
on Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday

January 29, 2009
Ford's Theater drama "One Destiny" Feb. 11 - 13 at Presidential Museum

January 28, 2009
Putting a stamp of approval on Lincoln
U.S. Postal Service First-Day-of-Issue ceremony for Lincoln
Bicentennial postage stamps February 9 at Old State Capitol

January 26, 2009
Let them eat cheesecake
Eli's Cheesecake to produce official cakes for Abraham
Lincoln's 200th birthday parties

January 23, 2009
"Let Freedom Sing!"
Symphony of a thousand on February 11 to honor Lincoln,
unite community

January 21, 2009
Author! Author!
Authors to present special programs in the days leading up to
Lincoln's 200th birthday

January 20, 2009
It's a boy!
Birth of Abraham Lincoln to celebrated February 12
at Bryant Cottage

January 19, 2009
200th birthday observance for Abraham Lincoln February 12 in Vandalia

January 19, 2009
A sticky subject
Post-It Note artist to create giant portrait for Lincoln's 200th birthday

January 16, 2009
Two new exhibits feature paintings, photographs of
16th President and his monuments

January 16, 2009
Rockford's Lundberg Home listed in National Register of Historic Places

January 15, 2009
Ringing in Lincoln's birthday
Simultaneous bell ringing at noon February 12 will commemorate Abraham Lincoln's
200th birthday

January 14, 2009
The write way to celebrate a 200th birthday
Lincoln authors event in Springfield February 12 a who's who in
Lincoln literature

January 9, 2009
75th annual veterans ceremony at Lincoln Tomb
February 12 to honor Lincoln on his 200th birthday

January 8, 2009
From log courthouse to the website
Lincoln's Legal Papers now available online

January 8, 2009
Smithsonian exhibit January 16 – March 22 features items from Illinois' first President during Inauguration of Illinois' latest President
"America's New Birth of Freedom" features prized artifacts from
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and the exhibit
title mirrors President-Elect Obama's Inauguration theme

January 5, 2009
Strike up the band
1860s Period Ball on Lincoln's Birthday features authentic music, instruments, dancing
and fashions from the Civil War era