In addition to tours and exhibits, President Lincoln’s Cottage provides the community with a diverse spectrum of public programs and special events that allow the public to experience the historic grounds in new and different ways. Our programs and events build community, share groundbreaking scholarship, advance big ideas, and foster new understanding and dialogue about the vital part of American history that unfolded here and its relation to freedom today. Our programs fulfill and support the mission of President Lincoln’s Cottage, a nonprofit public charity.
- October Tuesdays at 10am; October Wednesdays at 10am & 3:30pm
Do you have children eager to get outside and learn? Come join us Tuesdays-Thursdays in August at 10am for a safe and socially distant outdoor Social Studies program on the Cottage grounds. Every week brings a new program and activity.
Scholar Session: Discuss Lincoln’s Election Year Supreme Court with Michael Kahn and Thurgood Marshall, Jr.
- Monday, October 26th, 6:30pm (Members Only)
Join President Lincoln’s Cottage for our virtual, members-only Scholar Session on Lincoln’s Supreme Court Vacancy with speakers Michael Kahn and Thurgood Marshall, Jr. In this private event, hosted via Zoom, President Lincoln’s Cottage members will learn directly from Mr. Kahn and Mr. Marshall and then have an opportunity for a Q&A. Click here to become a member, then email email@example.com to register for the event.
- Thursday, October 29th, 1:00-2:30pm
Join us for the 6th annual Lincoln Ideas Forum as we bring together experts and the public in an exploration of presidential character. More details and speaker Info here.