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By Scott Ackerman Having worked at President Lincoln’s Cottage for about three and a half of the four years I often reflect on just how far the site has come, and I am so proud that President Lincoln’s Cottage has grown into one of the most unique and innovative historic sites in Washington, D.C. What has remained constant over the …
By Katie Needham Take a guided tour of President Lincoln’s Cottage on the site’s first Deaf Appreciation Day! Select Cottage tours on Saturday, June 5, 2010 will include ASL interpretation provided by Birnbaum Interpreting Services. These tours will be reserved exclusively for deaf and hearing-impaired visitors. Deaf Appreciation Day tours will be offered at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm. Advanced tickets …
Tickets for guided tours of President Lincoln’s Cottage are now available for purchase for July-December 2010 tours. They may be purchased online through Etix by visiting http://041e3cf.netsolhost.comor by calling 1-800-514-3849 (Etix). All admission rates and discounts remain the same as for 2009. Please visit our website for more details.
By Kevin Bowman Though I opted out of the eleven-day inaugural train ride from Springfield, IL to Washington D.C., I have had the unique opportunity to physically follow and interpret Abraham Lincoln at two sites, the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and President Lincoln’s Cottage, as he passed from one momentous chapter in his life to the next. By interpreting Lincoln …
President Lincoln’s Cottage tour tickets for January-June 2010 are now available for purchase. Tickets may be purchased online through Etix by visiting www.lincolncottage.org or by calling 1-800-3849 (Etix). All admission rates and discounts remain the same. Tour tickets for July-December 2010, will be made available in late spring.
By Shih-Chun Tseng Unlike traditional historic sites or historic house museums, President Lincoln’s Cottages does not include a full recreation of an historic interior. Instead of focusing on architecture or decorative arts, President Lincoln’s Cottage focuses on presenting Lincoln’s beliefs, ideas and his personal life at the Soldiers’ Home where he lived for one quarter of his presidency. The simply …
By Leslie Bouterie At President Lincoln’s Cottage, visitors are treated to a unique and engaging tour experience. To meet the expectations of the modern museum visitor for a personal, informative, and exciting visit when they tour a historic site, tour groups at President Lincoln’s Cottage are limited in size, and a multimedia, interactive interpretation approach is utilized by paid, professional tour …