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Where Lincoln Sought Refuge in His Dark Hours By EDWARD ROTHSTEIN Published: February 14 2008 The Lincoln Cottage’s power is the power of association, its contact with a historical presence; we literally walk in a great figure’s footsteps. Lincoln Cottage: From Retreat to Monument By Andrew Councill For The New York Times Published: February 13, 2008 President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ …
Lincoln’s Cottage to Open to Public By HILARY HOWARD Published: January 6, 2008 Visitors can soon visit the home where Abraham Lincoln worked on key war and emancipation strategies, and mourned the death of his son Willie. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/06/travel/06COMlinc.html
By Erin Carlson Mast Today at 3pm EST, President Lincoln’s Cottage Director Frank Milligan will be interviewed on Civil War Talk Radio about his forthcoming book, “Washington in Crisis: The Wartime Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft, 1861-1865” and President Lincoln’s Cottage. The interview will be webcast live and then archived on the same site. NOTE: The interview is now available …
A Presidential Sanctuary: Restored Lincoln’s Cottage Tells Story of the Emancipation Proclamation by Cynthia Young Contributing Editor http://www.aia.org/aiarchitect/thisweek07/1116/1116d_lincoln.cfm The American Institute of Architecture also highlighted the Cottage as one of the most unusual buildings in Washington. Read that full story here.
By Erin Carlson Mast First Lady Laura Bush toured President Lincoln’s Cottage this morning as part of a special event honoring donors to the restoration project. Following the tour, Mrs. Bush spoke to the guests. She related the challenges that Presidents and their families have faced throughout history, and in particular the difficult decisions that faced the Lincolns in the name …
Lincoln Slept (and Wrote) Here: A Hideaway Restored New York Times, NY By Sarah Abruzzese October 15, 2007 “The house where Abraham Lincoln wrote a draft of the Emancipation Proclamation is to open in February after an eight-year, $15 million renovation.”