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“The United States observes Abraham Lincoln’s 205th birthday on Wednesday, and after years of celebrating the 16th president’s heroic accomplishments, the Lincoln Cottage is showing a more human side of the man from Springfield, Ill… And while there will never be a shortage of praise heaped on his deeds, this year President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home in Washington …
Support Students Opposing Slavery! President Lincoln’s Cottage invites you to a reception benefiting SOS. Enjoy live music, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and an opportunity to learn more about SOS from student participants. Thursday June 26, 2014 6:00pm – 7:30pm $100 per guest RSVP to Hilary Malson at 202-829-0436 ext. 31228. Advance payment required.
VAntage Point, the blog of the US Department of Veterans Affairs, visited President Lincoln’s Cottage to learn more about Lincoln’s life at the Soldiers’ Home, where he interacted with veterans on a daily basis. Read the full piece here or watch a full news clip here.
Are you looking to have a meal before or after your Cottage tour? On a nice day, pack a picnic and enjoy our picnic tables, located on the lawn behind the Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center (we’re known as a top DC picnic spot). Another option is to try a local restaurant – these great restaurants located nearby are …
President Lincoln’s Cottage thanks the following supporters for their generous contributions in 2013: $100,000+ Robert H. Smith Family Foundation $50,000+ MARPAT Foundation $25,000+ Jean Baderschneider Kirkland & Ellis LLP James Lynch Pulvermann Trust $10,000+ The Newburger-Schwartz Family Foundation The Richard Schwartz Family Foundation David Bruce Smith Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP $5,000+ Michael and Susan Kahn Rick and Karen Murphy …