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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 …
This article was originally posted on The Inkwell, the blog of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). Early on in the initial interpretive planning process at President Lincoln’s Cottage it was determined that the best way to interpret Abraham Lincoln’s favorite place in Washington, DC was with a multimedia approach. This was achieved with flexible content throughout …
Join up to 25 teachers to learn about Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and the city of Washington during the Civil War!
The Lincoln statue standing in front of President Lincoln’s Cottage, created by StudioEIS, was featured on the February 2014 cover of Washingtonian magazine. As Washingtonian notes: “[i]f the Lincoln Memorial puts Abe on a pedestal, the statue outside President Lincoln’s Cottage – at the Soldiers’ Home in Northwest DC – offers a more accessible man, life size and standing next …
Paul Kobrak of BBC4 visited President Lincoln’s Cottage to discover Lincoln’s path to the Gettysburg Address. Listen to the segment here.
“Presidential Assassinations,” a documentary produced by Voice of America’s Chinese language channel, tells the story of the four American presidents who were assassinated in office. The production team visited President Lincoln’s Cottage, and Executive Director Erin Carlson Mast shed light on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Click HERE to view the documentary.