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From Thursday November 13 through Sunday November 16, the area’s finest museum gift shops are bringing their wares to the Mansion at Strathmore. You’ll find toys, jewelry, books, and one-of-a-kind gifts (like our bird houses, pictured here) for everyone on your holiday list. Click here to learn more.
Are you planning a visit to President Lincoln’s Cottage this holiday season? Please note our holiday hours below. Thanksgiving: Closed Christmas Eve: Open 9:30 am-1:30 pm. Last tour begins at 12 pm. Christmas Day: Closed New Year’s Day: Closed Tours around the holidays tend to sell out, so be sure to purchase your tour tickets in advance! Visit our TICKETS …
The Knot featured President Lincoln’s Cottage in A Strawberry Shortcake Inspired Bridal Shower Shoot. “This styled photoshoot by Sarah Gormley Photography takes sweet treat details (like buttercream frosting, pink lemonade and edible painted strawberries) and makes delicious bridal shower inspiration. Use individual strawberries to make calligraphed place cards and set out tons of sweet fruit for guests to eat while you …
Click here to download our Idea Portrait lesson plan. This exercise was developed by Beverly Blackmon, a 3rd and 4th grade gifted teacher in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, as part of her final project for the 2014 Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows program. Idea Portrait is designed for students in grades 3-4. Time: One 60 minute class period.
District resident Sebi Devlin-Foltz beats nearly 230 runners with a remarkable 16:42 race time. September 27, 2014. Olympic champion Joan Benoit Samuelson presented District resident Sebi Devlin-Foltz the top prize at the inaugural Freedom 5K XC at President Lincoln’s Cottage on Saturday September 27th. Samuelson, the first woman to win the gold medal in the Olympic marathon at the Los …
The Civil War Washington Consortium presents An Evening for Educators at President Lincoln’s Cottage! Join us on Thursday October 7 from 4:30 – 6:00 pm and discover the array of hands-on, engaging programs the Civil War Washington Consortium has to offer for students in Kindergarten through Twelfth grade. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Balcony Restoration: Fall 2018 (Picture #1 – The west balcony prior to disassembly) The Cottage has three balconies each with their own unique design and preservation challenges. There is however one common challenge and that is to monitor and manage the effects of moisture intrusion particularly when the deleterious effects of the moisture go unseen until significant damage has …
All tours of the Cottage begin in the Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center. While you’re here, please note the following: -photography is not permitted in the interiors of the Cottage or the Visitor Education Center -food and beverages may only be consumed in the Museum Store, in the Atrium of the Visitor Education Center, and in the picnic area …