- Public ProgramsRecent Work
- Site Rental
In honor of Thanksgiving, Historical Interpreter Brittany wrote this creative blog post on Tad Lincoln’s noble quest to save the life of Jack the turkey. Enjoy! 1863 The young human calls me Jack. His name is Tad—short for Thomas—after his grandfather. The grandfather died some years ago in Illinois. Illinois is where I happen to have some cousins, and also …
We are pleased to announce that Washingtonian Bride & Groom has selected President Lincoln’s Cottage as a 2015 Best Wedding Vendor! Interested in celebrating your special day at President Lincoln’s Cottage? Check out our Events Brochures and contact our Site Rental Coordinator Sahand Miraminy at 202-829-0436 ext. 31232 or SMiraminy@savingplaces.org for more information.
Watch and discover the authenticity of President Lincoln’s Cottage, the Lincoln family’s beloved home in Washington, DC. This video was created by Groupon.
From Thursday November 13 through Sunday November 16, the area’s finest museum gift shops are bringing their wares to the Mansion at Strathmore. You’ll find toys, jewelry, books, and one-of-a-kind gifts (like our bird houses, pictured here) for everyone on your holiday list. Click here to learn more.
Are you planning a visit to President Lincoln’s Cottage this holiday season? Please note our holiday hours below. Thanksgiving: Closed Christmas Eve: Open 9:30 am-1:30 pm. Last tour begins at 12 pm. Christmas Day: Closed New Year’s Day: Closed Tours around the holidays tend to sell out, so be sure to purchase your tour tickets in advance! Visit our TICKETS …
The Knot featured President Lincoln’s Cottage in A Strawberry Shortcake Inspired Bridal Shower Shoot. “This styled photoshoot by Sarah Gormley Photography takes sweet treat details (like buttercream frosting, pink lemonade and edible painted strawberries) and makes delicious bridal shower inspiration. Use individual strawberries to make calligraphed place cards and set out tons of sweet fruit for guests to eat while you …
Click here to download our Idea Portrait lesson plan. This exercise was developed by Beverly Blackmon, a 3rd and 4th grade gifted teacher in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, as part of her final project for the 2014 Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows program. Idea Portrait is designed for students in grades 3-4. Time: One 60 minute class period.
District resident Sebi Devlin-Foltz beats nearly 230 runners with a remarkable 16:42 race time. September 27, 2014. Olympic champion Joan Benoit Samuelson presented District resident Sebi Devlin-Foltz the top prize at the inaugural Freedom 5K XC at President Lincoln’s Cottage on Saturday September 27th. Samuelson, the first woman to win the gold medal in the Olympic marathon at the Los …