Abraham Lincoln

3:00 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Hodgenville Ceremony Commemorates Abraham Lincoln's 205th Birthday

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Wednesday marks the 205th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln.

Several activities are planned at the Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Hodgenville, KY.  As a part of the commemoration, Lincoln historian Carl Howell will donate an artifact to the park – the grave marker for Abraham Lincoln’s only brother – Thomas Junior – who died in infancy. 

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8:16 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Historical Society Releases Abe Lincoln App

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If you want to know more about Abraham Lincoln in the Commonwealth, there's an app for that. The Kentucky Historical Society has released a free app guiding users along a statewide tour of all of Abraham Lincoln's Kentucky connections. It maps out his birthplace, his wife's childhood home and other significant Civil War sites.

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Good Reads
1:06 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Good Read: Out Lincoln by Eric Foner

Our Lincoln: New Perspectives on Lincoln and His World 

edited by Eric Foner

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