Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

State News
6:13 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Gov.-elect Rauner announces inauguration events

Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner's inaugural festivities will include a dinner at the Illinois Capitol, a concert and a free event at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

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State News
4:36 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

New exhibits at the Abraham Lincoln Presidental Library

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield will host new exhibits, features, and events this coming year. The facility's 10th anniversary will coincide with the 150th observance of Lincoln's assassination. 

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State News
6:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

New exhibit at Lincoln Museum features handwritten copy of the Gettysburg Address

A new exhibit at the Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield showcases some of the most important documents related to Abraham Lincoln. A handwritten copy of the Gettysburg Address and a signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation are on display as part of what's titled "Undying Words." 

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State News
5:53 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Lawmakers consider future of Lincoln Library and Museum

Illinois lawmakers are weighing the future of Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. At issue is whether the museum should become its own state agency instead of remaining under the control of the Historic Preservation Agency.

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State News
5:18 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Lawmakers to debate splitting Lincoln Museum from state agency

A museum devoted to the president who held the United States together could itself secede, from the state agency its now overseen by. 

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Events
1:30 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

A "Spooktacular Evening with Abe"

Credit Peoria Public Radio

 Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum is hosting the 3rd annual "Spooktacular Evening with Abe" this month. It will take place on October 18th from 6 to 8:30 p.m. 

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State News
6:54 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library could become an independent state agency

An Illinois House panel has approved a proposal to make the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum an independent state agency. House Speaker Michael Madigan is sponsoring the measure, and says he's "spent a little time studying the issue."

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State News
6:17 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Stanley Cup makes trip to Springfield

The white-gloved handler of the Stanley Cup poses with a life-size replica of the Lincoln family on Monday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield. The Cup was in the capital for an invitation-only event, though fans had an opportunity to pose for photos as it was taken out of the museum.
Credit Brian Mackey / Illinois Public Radio

The Stanley Cup has made a trip to Illinois' capital city. It made an appearance Monday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield just weeks after the Blackhawks won it for the second time in four seasons. 

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