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The Grateful American Series interviews Erin Carlson Mast, Executive Director of President Lincoln’s Cottage. April 1, 2014. For American history buffs, there’s nothing quite like visiting the home of a former president. And when that president is one of the nation’s most revered and beloved, as is Abraham Lincoln, it’s especially meaningful to meander through his summer home in Washington, …
These visitors praised their recent trips to President Lincoln’s Cottage and specifically noted how enjoyable it was for their entire family. Planning to tour President Lincoln’s Cottage? Bring the kids! My family and I visited the cottage last week, and we truly enjoyed it. Our tour guide was fantastic. This place is a gem, and it should be preserved. We …
Jerome Charyn, author of “I Am Abraham,” visited President Lincoln’s Cottage to deliver a lecture about his newest work – a novel from the perspective of the 16th president. Journalist Paul Hond covered the program for Columbia Magazine. Photograph by Jörg Meyer for Columbia Magazine.
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. In this second segment of the series, reporter Tim Hudak takes a closer look at Lincoln’s commute between the Soldiers’ Home and downtown Washington, D.C. Read the full piece here.
PostTV, the video arm of the Washington Post, visited President Lincoln’s Cottage to take a closer look at Tad Lincoln’s cherished photo album and learn more about the Bucktail soldiers. Watch the full segment here.
President Lincoln’s Cottage and the Armed Forces Retirement Home invited Vera Williams, Clayton Adams, and Justin Gilliam, three direct living descendants of Solomon Northup (“Twelve Years a Slave”), to speak about his legacy for Black History Month. American History TV (C-SPAN3) covered the event. Click here to watch the program online.
“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.